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Montpellier to Nantes by train

It takes an average of 10h 7m to travel from Montpellier to Nantes by train, over a distance of around 363 miles (585 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Montpellier to Nantes and tickets for this journey start from $36.63 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 31m
PriceFrom $36.63
Distance363 miles (585 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train05:18
Last train20:10
Departure stationMontpellier
Arrival stationNantes
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaBus

Montpellier to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier to Nantes for Tuesday Nov 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:36 11:54 7h 18m, 2 changes
05:28 13:50 8h 22m, 2 changes
07:30 14:50 7h 20m, 1 change
08:18 15:50 7h 32m, 1 change
12:19 18:50 6h 31m, 1 change
12:46 19:50 7h 4m, 2 changes
13:52 20:50 6h 58m, 1 change
14:18 21:16 6h 58m, 1 change
16:20 07:51 15h 31m, 1 change
17:26 07:51 14h 25m, 2 changes

TGV and SNCF trains from Montpellier to Nantes

You can travel from Montpellier to Nantes on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Nantes

The price of train tickets from Montpellier to Nantes starts at $36.63 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Montpellier to Nantes by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Montpellier to Nantes

Want to know more about your journey from Montpellier to Nantes? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Montpellier to Nantes take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Nantes is 10 hours and 7 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier and Nantes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Nantes is 6 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier to Nantes cost?

Train tickets from Montpellier to Nantes can start from as little as $36.63 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Nantes?

No, there are no direct train services from Montpellier to Nantes. Travelling from Montpellier to Nantes by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Montpellier to Nantes leave?

The first train from Montpellier to Nantes leaves at 05:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Montpellier to Nantes leave?

The last train from Montpellier to Nantes leaves at 20:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Montpellier and Nantes by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier to Nantes cover a distance of around 363 miles (585 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to Montpellier.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Montpellier to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/13/2021 for travel on 10/13/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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