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Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes by train

It takes an average of 9h 17m to travel from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes by train, over a distance of around 242 miles (390 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes and tickets for this journey start from €30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 56m
Price€30 - €202.60
Distance242 miles (390 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
Departure stationClermont-Ferrand
Arrival stationNantes
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes for martes 16º mar. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:28 11:24 5h 56m, 1 change
07:06 04:02 8h 56m, 2 changes
10:10 04:31 6h 21m, 2 changes
11:01 07:02 8h 1m, 1 change
00:06 07:31 7h 25m, 1 change
00:53 08:31 7h 38m, 1 change
04:10 06:33 14h 23m, 3 changes
04:10 07:48 15h 38m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes

The price of train tickets from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes starts at €30 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.
lowest price found
from30
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price81.78
on the day
avg. single price82.41

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 Clermont-Ferrand 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Clermont-Ferrand 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 Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes take?

The average journey time by train between Clermont-Ferrand and Nantes is 9 hours and 17 minutes, with around 8 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 Clermont-Ferrand and Nantes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes is 5 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes cost?

Train ticket prices from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes can start from as little as €30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes?

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

What time does the first train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes leave?

The first train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes leaves at 05:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes leave?

The last train from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes leaves at 04:10. 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 Clermont-Ferrand and Nantes by train?

Trains travelling from Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes cover a distance of around 242 miles (390 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to Clermont-Ferrand. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Clermont-Ferrand 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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Clermont-Ferrand to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 16/03/2021. 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 01/03/2021 for travel on 09/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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