If you want to know more about the journey from Nantes to Auray by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Nantes to Auray by train is 4 hours 15 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 22 minutes. You'll usually find 10 trains per day traveling the 121 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Auray. You can travel to Auray with SNCF – the main train operator in France – who offer comfortable, quick journeys on either a TER or Intercités service.
Book train tickets from Nantes to Auray in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $18.09. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.
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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.
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).
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 Nantes to Auray by booking early.§
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.
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!
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The average journey time by train between Nantes and Auray is 4 hours and 15 minutes, with around 10 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Nantes to Auray is 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Train tickets from Nantes to Auray can start from as little as $18.09 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Nantes to Auray without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Nantes to Auray each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Nantes to Auray leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Nantes to Auray leaves at 20:14. 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.
Trains travelling from Nantes to Auray cover a distance of around 75 miles (121 km) during the journey.