How to travel from Nice to Nantes

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from Nice to Nantes

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

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To get from Nice to Nantes on Mar 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMNice22h35 03:35PMNantes, Route de Paris
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05:00PMNice22h35 03:35PMNantes, Route de Paris
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Travel Information between Nice and Nantes

distanceDistance490 miles (790 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$136 - $543
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $136 (€120) • 18 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $543 (€480) • 7 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 490 miles (790 km) from Nice to Nantes. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $136 (€120). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Nice to Nantes.

Travel Tips: Travel from Nice to Nantes

Travel Tips: Travel to Nantes 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 Nice to Nantes.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Nantes from Nice is by taking a bus with an average price of $136 (€120).

This is compared to other travel options to Nantes:

A bus is generally $408 (€360) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $543 (€480) from Nice to Nantes.

Taking a bus is usually $75 (€67) less than taking a train to Nantes, which costs on average $211 (€187) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Nantes from Nice is by flight, which takes on average 7 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 18 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Nantes by train can take on average 10 h 53 min.

The distance from Nice to Nantes is approximately 490 miles (790 km).

The average frequency per day from Nice to Nantes is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Nice and Nantes as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Nice to Nantes depart from Nice, Boulevard Jacqueline Auriol Supérieur (Aéroport Terminal 2) to Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Nice to Nantes depart from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport to Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Nice Ville and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Nantes by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Nice to Nantes for $136 (€120).
  • Air France can get you to Nantes by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Nice to Nantes for $543 (€480) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI to go to Nantes by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV INOUI Nice to Nantes tickets on Omio for $211 (€187).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.

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

Your trip from Nice to Nantes doesn't have to end in Nantes. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Rennes. If you’d like to add Paris, Lyon or Rennes to your Nice to Nantes tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nantes today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $136 (€120) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $543 (€480) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $211 (€187) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Nice to Nantes 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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