Trains from Köln Hbf to Nantes

Route overview
Avg. journey time7h 44m
Fare range€45-€396
Distance744km
Train operatorsDB, ERB, Ouigo, SNCB, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at06:44
Last train departs at16:43
Fastest journey
Fastest route6h 37m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationNantes

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

08:44
12:05
Köln Hbf
Nantes
7h 10m4 changes
09:48
10:45
Köln Hbf
Nantes
8h 06m5 changes
12:42
16:05
Köln Hbf
Nantes
6h 37m2 changes
12:47
13:44
Köln Hbf
Nantes
8h 01m5 changes
12:55
14:56
Köln Hbf
Nantes
8h 55m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Nantes start at €170.62 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€170.62
1 day
in advance
€228.03
Avg. single price
On the day
€236.07
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Nantes?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Nantes is €45. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Nantes for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

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

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Nantes is 7 hours and 44 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 37 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 11 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Nantes. 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 Köln Hbf to Nantes?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Nantes departs at 06:44. The last train from Köln Hbf to Nantes departs at 16:43. 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 Köln Hbf and Nantes?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Nantes without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Nantes will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Nantes to Köln Hbf.

  • *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 Köln Hbf to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 22/10/2017 for travel on 27/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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