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Overview: Train from London to Nantes

distanceDistance303 miles (488 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Nantes cover the 303 miles (488 km) long route taking on average 12 h 35 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Nantes

Find the best trip from London to Nantes with Omio's train partners Eurostar! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Nantes train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

    Eurostar has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Eurostar tickets between London and Nantes and when travelling by train:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

    Eurostar trains from London to Nantes

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    The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

    The check-in time for Eurostar to Nantes train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Nantes more comfortable.

    With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Nantes train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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    Eurostar Trains from London to Nantes

    The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

    When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Nantes.

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    FAQs

    What are the travel restrictions for Nantes, France if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Nantes, France by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Health declaration required
    • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

    What are the safety rules to follow in Nantes, France?

    All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Nantes as this information can change.

    What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Nantes, France?

    The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Nantes is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into London from Nantes restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Nantes?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Nantes closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the distance to Nantes from London via train?

    You should expect to travel around 303 miles (488 km)  to Nantes from London by train.

    How long is the train between London and Nantes?

    While the time it takes to travel 303 miles (488 km) between London and Nantes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Nantes is on average 12 h 35 min.

    Which train station in London goes to Nantes? Which train station do I come into Nantes from London?

    Some of the London train stations to Nantes you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Nantes include Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Gare de Nantes.

    Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Nantes?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gare de Nantes, located 0.6 miles (868 m) away from the city centre.

    Which train companies can get me from London to Nantes?

    If you're looking for trains from London to Nantes, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Nantes. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Nantes route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there to Nantes from London a day?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Nantes. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
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    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Nantes.
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    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139