How to travel from Nantes to Paris

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from Nantes to Paris

You can get from Nantes to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Nantes to Paris on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:05PMGare de Nantes2h25 10:30PMGare Montparnasse
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09:15AMNantes6h50 04:05PMParis
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06:05PMGare de Nantes2h14 08:19PMGare Montparnasse
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03:05PMGare de Nantes2h23 05:28PMGare Montparnasse
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05:05PMGare de Nantes2h10 07:15PMGare Montparnasse
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Travel Information to Paris from Nantes

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$87 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $87 (€80) • 4 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $118 (€109) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 212 miles (342 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Paris from Nantes. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Nantes to Paris.

How to Travel from Nantes to Paris

The journey from Nantes to Paris is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. The trip between these two cities is convenient whether you choose to travel by bus, train or plane. Key arrival points in Paris include Gare Routière Galliéni, Porte Maillot, Gare Montparnasse, and both the Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG) and Orly (ORY) airports.

Trains from Nantes to Paris | Buses from Nantes to Paris | Flights from Nantes to Paris

Nantes to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€30

5:15 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€78

2:16 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€147

1:10 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Nantes to Paris?

Cheapest way to travel from Nantes to Paris


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Nantes to Paris. Buses traveling from Nantes to Paris depart from several stations in Nantes such as the airport, Route de Paris and Haluchère. It takes at least 4:30 h to arrive in Paris. Over 20 buses travel from Nantes to Paris every day with the first departing around 7:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Nantes to Paris include Eurolines, Flixbus, Ouibus, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Nantes to Paris


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Nantes to Paris. Direct flights are offered from Nantes' airport and arrive at Paris' Charles De Gaulle and Orly airports. Non-stop flights are approximately 1:05 h and are offered by various airlines. The main airline for this route is operated by Air France.


Most popular way to travel from Nantes to Paris


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Nantes to Paris. Taking the train operated by SNCF is only 2 hours and is almost 1 hour and 30 minutes faster than taking the bus from Nantes to Paris. While flying from Nantes to Paris is on paper the quickest route, it can be quite expensive and time-consuming. Traveling from Nantes to Paris by train allows you to arrive in Paris' city center and immediately connect to public transportation.


How to get from Nantes to Paris

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Nantes to Paris, 76,60% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Nantes to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Nantes to Paris. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Nantes to Paris is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $87 (€80) compared to other travel options to Paris:

A bus is $31 (€29) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Nantes to Paris costing on average $118 (€109).

Taking a bus is about $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $96 (€88) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Nantes is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 29 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 59 min.

You should expect to travel around 212 miles (342 km) between Nantes and Paris.

The average frequency per day from Nantes to Paris is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.
  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Nantes to Paris as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Nantes to Paris:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Nantes Atlantique Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Nantes to Paris:

  • You can travel from Nantes to Paris by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $87 (€80) with Flixbus from Nantes to Paris.
  • You can travel from Nantes to Paris by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $118 (€109) with Air France from Nantes to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Nantes by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $96 (€88) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Nantes to Paris on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Nantes to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Paris with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 6 direct buses per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Nantes to Paris often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Nantes and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Nantes to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $87 (€80) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $118 (€109) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $96 (€88) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Nantes to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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