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from Nantes to Orléans

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Travel Information to Orléans from Nantes

distanceDistance167 miles (270 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $149
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $149 (€121) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | Intercités

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 167 miles (270 km) from Nantes to Orléans. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | Intercités among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Nantes to Orléans.

Travel Tips

Travel from Nantes to Orléans
Travel to Orléans easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Nantes to Orléans.
How do I travel from Nantes to Orléans?

There are 3 ways to get from Nantes to Orléans: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Nantes to Orléans the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Orléans from Nantes is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Orléans:

Taking a bus is usually $130 (€106) less than taking a flight to Orléans, which costs on average $149 (€121) for the same trip.

A bus is $26 (€21) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Nantes to Orléans costing on average $44 (€36).

What is the quickest way from Nantes to Orléans?

The quickest way to travel from Nantes to Orléans is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 22 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Nantes and Orléans?

The distance is approximately 167 miles (270 km) from Nantes to Orléans.

Where do I depart from Nantes? Where do I arrive in Orléans?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Nantes to Orléans:

  • Buses mostly depart from Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles and arrive in Orléans, Rue Emile Zola (Gares d'Orléans Quai).
  • Trains from Nantes to Orléans most often leave from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Orléans Centre.
Which travel operators can get me to Orléans from Nantes?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nantes to Orléans, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Orléans by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Nantes to Orléans for $18 (€15).
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Orléans. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Nantes to Orléans tickets on Omio for $149 (€121).
  • Travel with SNCF | Intercités to go to Orléans by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | Intercités Nantes to Orléans tickets on Omio for $44 (€36).
Is there a direct service to Orléans from Nantes?

Yes, there are direct services available from Nantes to Orléans with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can book a direct flight with Air France.
  • You'll find direct trains with SNCF | TER.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Orléans as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Nantes to Orléans.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Nantes to Orléans?
Your trip from Nantes to Orléans doesn't have to end in Orléans. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Tours or Toulouse. If you’d like to add Paris, Tours or Toulouse to your Nantes to Orléans tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Orléans today!
How early should I buy Nantes to Orléans tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Nantes to Orléans, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $18 (€15) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $149 (€121) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $44 (€36) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Nantes to Orléans online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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