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Train from London to Nantes

 

Overview

Route: London to Nantes via Paris
Journey time: from 5 hours 12 minutes
 

Detailed itinerary

Option 1: via Paris

Sample itinerary: Take the 0855 from London to Paris, where you'll have time to grab lunch en route to Gare de Montparnasse for the 1400 service to Nantes, arriving at 1612.
Price: From £109 return
Leg 1:

London St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord in the heart of Paris. Don't forget check-in time for Eurostar is at least 30 mins before departure.

First train departs 0540 (Mon-Fri), 0618 (Sat), 0819 (Sun).

Last train departs 2001 (Mon-Sat), 2031 (Sun).

Frequency of service: 18 trains Mon-Thur, 20 trains Friday, 22 on Saturday, 17 on Sunday.
Operator:

Eurostar

Journey time: From 2 hrs 16 mins
Transfer

Cross the centre of Paris by metro from Gare du Nord to Gare Montparnasse. From the Eurostar platform, turn left, walk down the stairs and follow the signs for Metro line M4 to Montparnasse Bienvenue (which is signposted 'direction Porte d'Orléans'). It's 14 stops from Gare de Nord to Montparnasse and takes 25-35 minutes, but we recommend you leave at least 50 minutes for the entire transfer time.

Short hop

Transfer time: Allow 50 mins
 
Book a hotel near Gare du Nord
 
 
Book a hotel near Gare Montparnasse
 
Leg 2: Paris Montparnasse to Nantes

First train departs Paris at 0630 weekdays, 0730 Saturday and 0900 Sunday. The last train of the day departs Paris at 2200.
Frequency of service: Up to 19 trains a day.
Operator:

TGV

Journey time: From 1 hour 59 minutes
Destination Bienvenue à Nantes
 
Book a hotel near Nantes Train Station
 

Your route to Nantes

The lines on the map are for illustrative purposes only - they don't show the exact route taken by the train.

 

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