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from Paris to Nantes

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

Our recommendation

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

10:00AMParis5h15 03:15PMNantes
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$191One-way
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10:00AMParis5h15 03:15PMNantes
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$191One-way
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09:34AMGare Montparnasse2h20 11:54AMNantes
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$571One-way
09:34AMGare Montparnasse2h45 12:19PMHaluchère-Batignolles
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$591One-way
10:31AMGare Montparnasse2h23 12:54PMNantes
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$671One-way

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Wed
Sep 22
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$31Flixbus
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Thu
Sep 23
$59SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$218Air France
Fri
Sep 24
$82SNCF | TGV INOUI
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$303Air France
Sat
Sep 25
$57SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Sun
Sep 26
$52SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Mon
Sep 27
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$224Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$43SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$218Air France
Wed
Sep 29
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$15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Sep 30
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$14Flixbus
$252Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$252Air France
Sat
Oct 2
$52SNCF | TGV
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$146Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$47SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Mon
Oct 4
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$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$215Air France
Tue
Oct 5
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$15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Oct 6
$37SNCF | TGV
$12Flixbus
$215Air France
Thu
Oct 7
$37SNCF | TGV
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$188Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Sat
Oct 9
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Air France
Sun
Oct 10
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$151Air France
Mon
Oct 11
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$151Air France
Tue
Oct 12
$37SNCF | TGV INOUI
$12Flixbus
$165Air France

Travel Information from Paris to Nantes

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $139
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $139 (€111) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 212 miles (342 km) by flight, bus or train between Paris and Nantes. 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 $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air France, Flixbus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Paris to Nantes.

How to get from Paris to Nantes

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Nantes, 74,12% 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 Paris to Nantes 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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Travel Tips

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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 Paris to Nantes.
FAQs
How do I reach Nantes from Paris?

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

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Nantes?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Nantes is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Nantes:

Taking a bus is usually $126 (€101) less than taking a flight to Nantes, which costs on average $139 (€111) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $40 (€32) less than taking a train to Nantes, which costs on average $53 (€42) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Paris and Nantes?

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

Other travel options to Nantes can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h.

What is the distance from Paris to Nantes?

The distance is approximately 212 miles (342 km) from Paris to Nantes.

How many services a day are there between Paris and Nantes?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Nantes is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Nantes?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Trains from Paris to Nantes most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Gare de Nantes.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Nantes?

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

  • Travel with Air France to go to Nantes by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air France Paris to Nantes tickets on Omio for $139 (€111).
  • Flixbus can take you to Nantes by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Paris to Nantes for $13 (€10).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Nantes. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Nantes tickets on Omio for $53 (€42).
Can I find a direct route from Paris to Nantes?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Air France.

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 to Nantes from Paris.

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

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $139 (€111) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $53 (€42) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Nantes
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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