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Journey timeFrom 6h 06m
Price$40.55 - $337.17
Distance694km (431 miles)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationMarseille
Arrival stationNantes
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Marseille to Nantes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Marseille to Nantes for Tuesday 12th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
10:0716:516h 44m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 9898, TGV INOUI 6208+1SNCF
11:3818:176h 39m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 5368, TER 57323SNCF
12:0119:167h 15m, 2 changesTGV INOUI 6116, TGV INOUI 8055+1SNCF
12:4919:206h 31m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 6074, TGV INOUI 8817SNCF
13:4419:506h 06m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 6176, TGV INOUI 8905SNCF
14:0120:196h 18m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 6120, TGV INOUI 8821SNCF
14:3920:556h 16m, directTGV INOUI 5378SNCF
15:0821:506h 42m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 9864, TGV INOUI 5230SNCF
16:1023:056h 55m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 6866, TGV INOUI 5380SNCF
16:5923:516h 52m, 1 changeTGV INOUI 6128, TGV INOUI 8827SNCF

TGV and SNCF trains from Marseille to Nantes

You can travel from Marseille to Nantes on TGV 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 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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 Marseille to Nantes

Train tickets from Marseille to Nantes start at €35 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 €157.92.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price124.79
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price131.61
on the day
avg. single price157.92

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Marseille to Nantes by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe 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 Marseille 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 Marseille to Nantes take?

The average journey time by train between Marseille and Nantes is 7 hours and 57 minutes, with around 19 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 Marseille and Nantes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Marseille to Nantes is 6 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Marseille to Nantes cost?

Train tickets from Marseille to Nantes can start from as little as €35 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 Marseille to Nantes?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Marseille to Nantes without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Marseille to Nantes. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Marseille to Nantes leaves at 05:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Marseille to Nantes leaves at 20:10. 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 Marseille and Nantes by train?

Trains travelling from Marseille to Nantes cover a distance of around 694km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nantes to Marseille.
*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 Marseille to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/11/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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