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Lorient to Nantes by train

It takes an average of 2h 18m to travel from Lorient to Nantes by train, over a distance of around 93 miles (150 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Lorient to Nantes and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 43m
Price€29 - €176.80
Distance93 miles (150 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationLorient
Arrival stationNantes
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Lorient to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lorient to Nantes for Wednesday 25th Nov 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
17:59 Lorient20:39 NantesTGV INOUI 8736 SNCF Get tickets2h 40m, 2 changes
19:15 Lorient21:15 NantesTER 58276 SNCF Get tickets2h 00m, direct
20:45 Lorient07:42 NantesTER 56676 SNCF Get tickets10h 57m, 1 change
06:15 Lorient08:15 NantesTER 58258 SNCF Get tickets2h 00m, direct
07:25 Lorient09:08 NantesTER 58284 SNCF Get tickets1h 43m, direct
09:55 Lorient13:39 NantesTGV INOUI 8710 SNCF Get tickets3h 44m, 1 change
12:44 Lorient14:45 NantesTER 58268 SNCF Get tickets2h 01m, direct
16:37 Lorient18:39 NantesTER 56640 SNCF Get tickets2h 02m, 1 change
17:59 Lorient20:39 NantesTGV INOUI 8736 SNCF Get tickets2h 40m, 2 changes
19:15 Lorient21:15 NantesTER 58276 SNCF Get tickets2h 00m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Lorient to Nantes

You can travel from Lorient to Nantes on 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.

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 Lorient to Nantes

Train tickets from Lorient to Nantes start at €29 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 €34.30.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price31.44
on the day
avg. single price34.30

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 Lorient 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 dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Lorient and Nantes is 2 hours and 18 minutes, with around 7 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 Lorient and Nantes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lorient to Nantes is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Lorient to Nantes cost?

Train ticket prices from Lorient to Nantes can start from as little as €29 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 Lorient to Nantes?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lorient to Nantes without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Lorient to Nantes each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Lorient to Nantes leaves at 06:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lorient to Nantes leaves at 19:15. 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 Lorient and Nantes by train?

Trains travelling from Lorient to Nantes cover a distance of around 93 miles (150 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to Lorient. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lorient 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 Lorient to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/11/2020. 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 16/11/2020 for travel on 16/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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