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Travelling from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse by train

Looking to travel from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 3 hours 41 minutes to travel from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 2 hours 48 minutes though. You'll usually find 18 trains per day running along the 235 miles (378 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Paris Montparnasse. Trains on this route are usually operated by either TGV or SNCF. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse start from £26.64 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Paris Montparnasse by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse by train

It takes an average of 3h 41m to travel from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse by train, over a distance of around 235 miles (378 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse and tickets for this journey start from £26.64 when you book in advance.

First train

05:24

Last train

20:10

Departure station

St-Nazaire

Arrival station

Paris Montparnasse

Journey time

From 2h 48m

Distance

235 miles (378 km)

Frequency

18 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £26.64

Train and bus operators

SNCF, Flixbus

St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse train times

Check out the next trains departing from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse for Tuesday 2nd July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:10 11:58 3h 48m, 1 change
09:15 12:25 3h 10m, 1 change
10:16 14:06 3h 50m, 2 changes
11:10 14:25 3h 15m, 1 change
12:10 15:10 3h 0m, 1 change
13:24 16:26 3h 2m, direct
14:10 17:25 3h 15m, 1 change
14:33 18:16 3h 43m, 1 change
15:32 18:42 3h 10m, 1 change
16:24 19:30 3h 6m, direct

TGV and SNCF trains from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse

You can travel from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse 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 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available 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).

TGV INOUI classes from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI when travelling from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse.

Onboard services on TGV INOUI

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

On board TGV INOUI trains, you can take up to 2 pieces of luggage measuring no more than 70 x 90 x 50 cm, plus one hand luggage measuring no more than 40 x 30 x 15 cm. If you are bringing an XL baggage (maximum 90 x 130 cm), it will replace one of the two 70 x 90 x 50 cm pieces of luggage authorised.

All your luggage must be labelled before entering the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

All TGV INOUI trains are equipped with a café-bar carriage offering a range of food and drink to suit you at any time of day. The Bar is always situated in carriage 4 or 14 of the train. There's a range of local and responsibly sourced products on offer to whet your appetite.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

TGV INOUI trains have free WiFi on board for you to use throughout your journey, allowing you to stay connected, reply to emails or even relax and enjoy what's offered on the TGV INOUI entertainment portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket. Bike tickets cost €10 per bike, per journey.

PetPetPets

Small pets are allowed on board TGV INOUI trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on TGV INOUI services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).

Cheap train tickets from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse

The price of train tickets from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse starts at £26.64 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.

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 St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse 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 St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse? 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 St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse take?

The average journey time by train between St-Nazaire and Paris Montparnasse is 3 hours and 41 minutes, with around 18 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 St-Nazaire and Paris Montparnasse by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse is 2 hours and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse cost?

Train ticket prices from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse can start from as little as £26.64 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 St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse?

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

What time does the first train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse leave?

The first train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse leaves at 05:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse leave?

The last train from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse 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 St-Nazaire and Paris Montparnasse by train?

Trains travelling from St-Nazaire to Paris Montparnasse cover a distance of around 235 miles (378 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Montparnasse to St-Nazaire.

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