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Route overview
Avg. journey time6h 16m
Trains per day3
Fare range€5.00 - €277.00
Distance275km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:08
Last train departs at20:40
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 55m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBordeaux
Destination StationNantes

Bordeaux to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bordeaux to Nantes for Wednesday 19th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
18:40
08:32
Bordeaux
Nantes
13h 52m
1 change
20:12
08:42
Bordeaux
Nantes
12h 30m
3 changes
20:12
08:47
Bordeaux
Nantes
12h 35m
2 changes
20:12
09:47
Bordeaux
Nantes
13h 35m
1 change
07:08
11:02
Bordeaux
Nantes
3h 54m
1 change

SNCF and Intercités trains from Bordeaux to Nantes

You can travel from Bordeaux to Nantes on SNCF and Intercités 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.

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SNCF TGV

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).

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Intercites Train

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 160 km/h. Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Bordeaux to Nantes train prices

Train tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes start at €4.80 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Bordeaux to Nantes start at €83.29 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
€83.29
14 days
in advance
€95.50
Avg. single price
On the day
€120.13
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes by train?

The average journey time between Bordeaux and Nantes is 6 hours and 16 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Bordeaux to Nantes. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bordeaux to Nantes?

The first train from Bordeaux to Nantes departs at 07:08. The last train from Bordeaux to Nantes departs at 20:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bordeaux and Nantes?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Bordeaux to Nantes. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to Bordeaux. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Bordeaux to Nantes.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / **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 Bordeaux to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/12/2018. 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 20/09/2018 for travel on 20/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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