Lyon to Nantes route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 49m
Trains per day4
Fare range€15-€280
Distance514km
First & last trains
First train departs at06:31
Last train departs at18:34
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 24m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationNantes

Train times for Tue 31 Oct

09:26
11:19
Lyon
Nantes
4h 53m2 changes
10:30
15:01
Lyon
Nantes
4h 31mDirect
11:00
12:48
Lyon
Nantes
4h 54m1 change
11:34
13:31
Lyon
Nantes
5h 16m2 changes
13:30
16:26
Lyon
Nantes
4h 24m1 change

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Nantes start at €84.85 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€84.85
14 days
in advance
€101.21
Avg. single price
On the day
€122.15
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Nantes is €15. To buy train tickets from Lyon 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 Lyon to Nantes by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Nantes is 4 hours and 49 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 24 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Lyon 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 Lyon to Nantes?

The first train from Lyon to Nantes departs at 06:31. The last train from Lyon to Nantes departs at 18:34. 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 Lyon and Nantes?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lyon to Nantes without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Lyon to Nantes. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Lyon?

By train, of course. See trains from Nantes to Lyon.

  • *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 Lyon to Nantes for a typical week day using timetable data for 31/10/2017. 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 21/06/2017 for travel on 15/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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