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London to Nantes by train

The journey from London to Nantes by train is 304.32 mi and takes 7 hrs 58 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:01 and the last at 15:31. It is possible to travel from London to Nantes by train for as little as £207.95 or as much as £437.66. The best price for this journey is £207.95.

Lowest Price£207.95
Journey Duration7 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price£207.95
Highest Price£437.66
First Departure05:01
Last Departure15:31
Distance304.32 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalNantes
CarriersSNCF, OUIGOMore

London to Nantes Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Traveling from London to Nantes with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from London to Nantes. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Nantes?

When you're traveling from London to Nantes, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £276.16. You might be able to find prices as low as £207.95, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from London to Nantes, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £276.16. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from London to Nantes by train?

Traveling from London to Nantes by train will usually take 7 hrs 58 mins. This journey covers a distance of 304.32 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 7 hrs 58 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from London to Nantes faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Nantes will complete the journey in 6 hrs 49 mins. On average, it will take you about 7 hrs 58 mins to travel the 304.32 mi between London and Nantes.

When do the first and last departures from London to Nantes leave?

The first daily departure from London to Nantes leaves at 05:01, while the last journey of the day sets out at 15:31. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Nantes. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from London to Nantes leaving at 05:01. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 15:31.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the London to Nantes route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between London and Nantes. You can start your journey in London at stations such as London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London, Stratford,Southend airport,Gatwick Airport,London bridge,London Heathrow Airport T3,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London City Airport, LCY,London waterloo east,London St. Pancras International,London paddington,LONDON,London, Victoria Coach Station,London Euston,London, Marble Arch,London Stansted Airport,London Southend Airport. These connect to stations including NANTES,Saint-Sébastien Pas Enchantés,Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles in Nantes. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from London to Nantes.

How many journeys from London to Nantes take place each day?

You will be able to travel from London to Nantes using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Nantes using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from London to Nantes each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 4 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Nantes. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Nantes
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Nantes.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Nantes, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Nantes.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Nantes

The cheapest London - Nantes train tickets can be found for as low as £116.22 if you’re lucky, or £191.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £295.86.

Find the best day to travel to Nantes by train

When travelling to Nantes by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from London to Nantes

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from London to Nantes.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board SNCF, OUIGO and TGV inOui from London to Nantes
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Nantes by train.
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London to Nantes CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
34.28kg
Bus
36.73kg
Flight
97.95kg
Car
78.36kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Nantes by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Nantes are 34.28kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Nantes? By taking the train between London and Nantes you will save 63.67kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.45kg compared to a bus and 44.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Nantes?
A train ticket from London to Nantes is £276.16. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £207.95.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Nantes?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Nantes is £207.95. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Nantes by train?
London to Nantes is 304.32 mi.
How long does the train between London and Nantes take?
London to Nantes is on average 7 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 49 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Nantes?
The train journey from London to Nantes is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SNCF, OUIGO, TGV inOui and Eurostar.
How many train connections per day go from London to Nantes?
London to Nantes has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Nantes leave?
The earliest train from London to Nantes departs at 05:01. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Nantes depart?
The latest train from London to Nantes departs at 15:31. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Nantes in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £207.95 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Nantes by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Nantes is 6 hrs 49 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Nantes?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Nantes.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Nantes by train?
The train journey from London to Nantes creates 34.28kg of CO2 emissions.

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