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Nantes to Royan by train

It takes an average of 8h 39m to travel from Nantes to Royan by train, over a distance of around 112 miles (181 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Nantes to Royan and tickets for this journey start from $30.16 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 35m
Price$30.16 - $304.59
Distance112 miles (181 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationNantes
Arrival stationRoyan
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operators

Nantes to Royan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nantes to Royan for Wednesday Jul 15th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:45 Nantes11:20 RoyanIntercités 62403 SNCF Get tickets4h 35m, 2 changes
07:10 Nantes13:50 RoyanTER 60002 SNCF Get tickets6h 40m, 2 changes
10:45 Nantes17:11 RoyanIntercités 62409 SNCF Get tickets6h 26m, 2 changes
11:06 Nantes17:11 RoyanTER 60006 SNCF Get tickets6h 05m, 3 changes
11:44 Nantes19:56 RoyanTER 57312 SNCF Get tickets8h 12m, 5 changes
15:35 Nantes21:31 RoyanIntercités 62417 SNCF Get tickets5h 56m, 2 changes
16:39 Nantes23:18 RoyanTGV INOUI 5320 SNCF Get tickets6h 39m, 2 changes
17:10 Nantes23:18 RoyanTER 60114 SNCF Get tickets6h 08m, 3 changes
18:10 Nantes08:03 RoyanTER 60012 SNCF Get tickets13h 53m, 3 changes
18:10 Nantes09:15 RoyanTER 60012 SNCF Get tickets15h 05m, 2 changes

TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF trains from Nantes to Royan

You can travel from Nantes to Royan on TGV, OUIGO, TER 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.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

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 Nantes to Royan

Train tickets from Nantes to Royan start at $30.16 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $103.91.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$101.67
on the day
avg. single price$103.91

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 Nantes to Royan 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Nantes to Royan

Want to know more about your journey from Nantes to Royan? 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 Nantes to Royan take?

The average journey time by train between Nantes and Royan is 8 hours and 39 minutes, with around 11 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 Nantes and Royan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nantes to Royan is 4 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Nantes to Royan cost?

Train tickets from Nantes to Royan can start from as little as $30.16 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 Nantes to Royan?

No, there are no direct train services from Nantes to Royan. Travelling from Nantes to Royan by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Nantes to Royan leaves at 06:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nantes to Royan leaves at 18:44. 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 Nantes and Royan by train?

Trains travelling from Nantes to Royan cover a distance of around 112 miles (181 km) during the journey.

Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nantes to Royan for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/15/2020. 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 07/13/2020 for travel on 07/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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