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Cheap Paris - Nantes trains

Your train will leave from Massy TGV, Paris Montparnasse Hall 2 or Paris Austerlitz (downtown stations) and get you to Nantes (downtown station) 

Overview of your Paris - Nantes journey:

Lowest price for adults


Departure station

Paris Massy TGV, Paris Montparnasse Hall 2 or
Paris Austerlitz (downtown station)

Arrival station


Duration of journey


Fixed price for children


Plan your Paris - Nantes trip

How much does a train ticket from Paris to Nantes cost?

With OUIGO, high speed train tickets for Paris - Nantes start at €16 for adults! At this price, travelling by TGV is more affordable than ever. And if you change your mind, OUIGO High Speed train tickets are exchangeable. If you are travelling light with hand luggage or with a suitcase, the Paris-Nantes TGV €16* TGV ticket is the one for you. And if you're travelling with the family, OUIGO's child fares are a mere €8!  

You can also catch a OUIGO Classical train to Nantes! The price of adult OUIGO Classical Train tickets range from €10 to €49. And, likewise, child fares won't exceed €5!  

How long is the trip from Paris to Nantes?

If you opt for a TGV, it will only take 2.30h to get from Paris to Nantes! This high-speed service means you'll reach the lovely city of Nantes in no time at all. And once you're on board, you can take advantage of various TGV OUIGO services, notably OUIFI and OUIFUN!  

You can also catch a Paris to Nantes Classical train. This journey takes around 3hrs45mins (from 3.35h to 4.07h depending on the trains), so plenty of time to finish watching your favouritex series or the novel you've been unable to put down!  

Which railway stations run services between Paris and Nantes?

If you're travelling by TGV, you can leave from Paris Montparnasse or Massy TGV and arrive in Nantes city centre.  

For OUIGO Classical train, trains run from Paris Austerlitz station to Nantes! If it's easier for you, you can also catch a train from Juvisy or Massy-Palaiseau railway stations.  

Are there direct trains from Paris to Nantes?

It all depends on the train you take! Most TGV and Classical train Paris – Nantes trains are direct. So you don't have the hassle of changing trains mid-journey. However on some journeys, you'll need to change trains at Saint-Pierre-des-Corps or Paris Marne-la-Vallée – Chessy – Disneyland® stations.  

Whatever train you take, you'll arrive at your destination a few hours after boarding, refreshed and ready to explore the city as a couple, with friends or with the family!

When do the first and last trains leave?

The first OUIGO High Speed train from Paris to Nantes departs at 8.39am. It leaves from Paris Montparnasse train station and arrives at Nantes train station a couple of hours later. Perfect if you want to make the most of a weekend away! The last Paris – Nantes TGV leaves at 2.46pm. Ideal if you need to get some work done before you leave.  

If you take a OUIGO Classical train, the first Paris - Nantes leaves at 7.52am and the last one at 5.44pm. So time to pack those bags!  

TGV or Classical train? It doesn't matter, as long as you arrive at the station 30 minutes before your train leaves!

Can you travel in a group on a Paris to Nantes train? 

High Speed or Classical train? With OUIGO you easily travel with a group of friends! 

Have you found the right is Paris Nantes ticket? Well, in just a couple of clicks, you can book and pay the fare. If you are travelling in a group, OUIGO lets you synchronize Paris Nantes train times to make sure you're all on the same train. So what are you waiting for? 

What should you do if you want to change your Paris - Nantes ticket?

OUIGO has the solution! Or rather several: you can go for the OUIGOFLEX option for only 9€ and change your travel date or time as many times as you wishes. You’ll only need to pay the price difference between the two tickets if there’s any.  

If your plans change at the last minute, you can easily modify your train ticket dates and the destination (€19 per passenger and per journey). Simply go to the My Bookings section and follow the instructions!  

If you no longer wish to travel, the OUIGOSWAP option allows you to release your ticket and put it up for sale. If another traveller is interested, they can buy your ticket up until the last minute.  

Trains schedule for Paris - Nantes

Follow any hold-ups or delays in real-time! You can follow Paris-Nantes departures in real-time, so you can plan your journey, make reservations, be aware of any delays...  

Keep up to date with departure times for Paris - Nantes trains. Traffic problems, train delays… stay informed about departures via OUIGO's website! 


OUIGO, for guaranteed comfort and the option to customise your trip


With OUIGO Plus you'll be sure of comfy and connected trip!

Check out the OUIGO Plus offer: for only €9 more, you can enjoy a comfy, connected trip, including extra luggage allowance, the OUIFI network, OUIFUN content... This fantastic offer is free for children under 12 years old! So why miss out? Enjoy numerous options! For only €9 more, the OUIGO Plus offer ensures added onboard comfort for an even more enjoyable journey. To make things even better, OUIGO Plus is free for children under 12! 

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Extra luggage or an XL bag





…and don't forget there's the OUIGO Essential offer!

Thanks to OUIGO Essentiel, you can get low-cost tickets and just select the options that suit your needs. You can customize your trip for even more comfort while sticking to your budget. There's nothing better than a tailor-made trip!


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Hand luggage 36x27x15

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Our tips for buying a low-cost Paris - Nantes train ticket  


Don't miss the early-bird sales! Grab tickets from €10! 

The early-bird sales are the perfect time to book your train journeys. Get planning your end-of-year celebrations, an Easter weekend break, a Halloween getaway or your next summer holiday! By planning advance, you can snap up OUIGO train tickets from only €10. High Speed or Classical Train! And of course, don't forget to sign up to our newsletter, so you keep up with all the latest deals! 


Great news - you can easily book a last-minute Paris - Nantes ticket!  

You won't have to dig deep into your pockets to enjoy the speed and comfort of a TGV or a Classical train for a fun Paris - Nantes trip! No matter when you book, OUIGO promises the lowest possible prices, even if you need a last-minute ticket. With OUIGO, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy a hassle-free journey! Cheap last-minute tickets in just a couple of clicks! 


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What to do in Nantes? 


Nantes has plenty of things to do to ensure you have a superb stay! 


  • Visit the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany: a fortified castle, located in the heart of the city, with a gorgeous view of the Loire and a fascinating history museum. 

  • Explore the island of Nantes, a former port that's now the city's artistic and cultural hub.  

  • Stroll through the Bouffay district, one of the oldest parts of Nantes, with cobbled streets and half-timbered houses.  

  • Visit the Nantes Museum of Arts and admire its collection of European art, from the Middle Ages to contemporary works. 

  • And why not hop on a boat for a cruise along the Loire? 


Alone, as a couple or with the family, Nantes has plenty of activities to keep you entertained!