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Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 58m
Fare range€69.00 - €391.00
Distance491km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:40
Last train departs at17:01
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 17m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationLondon St-Pancras
Destination StationNantes

London St-Pancras to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from London St-Pancras to Nantes for Tuesday 22nd May 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:22
12:47
London St-Pancras
Nantes
6h 28m
2 changes
10:24
13:47
London St-Pancras
Nantes
5h 26m
4 changes
10:24
13:47
London St-Pancras
Nantes
6h 30m
2 changes
10:58
13:26
London St-Pancras
Nantes
6h 56m
4 changes
12:24
15:47
London St-Pancras
Nantes
5h 55m
2 changes

Eurostar and SNCF trains from London St-Pancras to Nantes

You can travel from London St-Pancras to Nantes on Eurostar 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.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 320km/h. All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

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 London St-Pancras to Nantes

Train tickets from London St-Pancras to Nantes start at €69 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 €247.61.
lowest price found
from69
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price193.85
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price198.94
on the day
avg. single price247.61

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 London St-Pancras 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 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from London St-Pancras to Nantes by train?

The average journey time between London St-Pancras and Nantes is 5 hours and 58 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 17 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from London St-Pancras 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 London St-Pancras to Nantes?

The first train from London St-Pancras to Nantes departs at 05:40. The last train from London St-Pancras to Nantes departs at 17:01. 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 London St-Pancras and Nantes?

No, it is not possible to travel from London St-Pancras to Nantes without having to change trains. To travel from London St-Pancras to Nantes will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to London St-Pancras.
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 London St-Pancras to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/05/2018. 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 03/10/2018 for travel on 03/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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