The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Lyon to Nantes will cost around £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.
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4 h 20 m
5 h 36 m
Trains per day
Of the 25 trains that leave Lyon for Nantes every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 516 km distance in an average of 5 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||320 miles (516 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£64 (€72)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités|
Trains from Lyon to Nantes cover the 320 miles (516 km) long route taking on average 4 h 53 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Nantes.
When taking a train from Lyon, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When you arrive in Nantes, your train can arrive in train stations including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Lyon Part Dieu to Gare de Nantes.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city centre of Lyon.
The most popular arrival train station, Gare de Nantes, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Nantes.
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