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Route overview
Avg. journey time9h 07m
Trains per day2
Fare range€25.00 - €271.00
Distance447km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at04:54
Last train departs at20:10
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 44m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationNantes
Destination StationRoanne

Nantes to Roanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nantes to Roanne for Tuesday 26th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:06
16:37
Nantes
Roanne
7h 31m
2 changes
11:06
18:19
Nantes
Roanne
7h 13m
3 changes
12:03
18:44
Nantes
Roanne
6h 41m
2 changes
13:06
19:26
Nantes
Roanne
6h 20m
1 change
14:33
20:17
Nantes
Roanne
5h 44m
Direct

SNCF and Intercités trains from Nantes to Roanne

You can travel from Nantes to Roanne 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.

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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

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

The average journey time between Nantes and Roanne is 9 hours and 7 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 44 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 16 trains per day travelling from Nantes to Roanne. 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 Nantes to Roanne?

The first train from Nantes to Roanne departs at 04:54. The last train from Nantes to Roanne departs at 20:10. 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 Nantes and Roanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nantes to Roanne without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Nantes to Roanne. 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 Roanne 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 Nantes to Roanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/03/2019. 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 02/10/2018 for travel on 02/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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