Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Nantes

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£53

Average

£93

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.

Cheapest
15:34Lyon Part Dieu6h33 22:07Gare de Nantes
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:30Lyon Part Dieu4h49 11:19Gare de Nantes
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£681One-way
06:30Lyon Part Dieu5h49 12:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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£701One-way
09:38Lyon Part Dieu6h28 16:06Gare de Nantes
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£711One-way
09:38Lyon Part Dieu7h05 16:43Haluchère-Batignolles
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£731One-way

Train schedule Lyon to Nantes

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 23 May
06:30Lyon Part Dieu5h49 12:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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06:30Lyon Part Dieu4h49 11:19Gare de Nantes
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu5h20 12:54Gare de Nantes
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07:34Lyon Part Dieu5h45 13:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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08:04Lyon Part Dieu6h15 14:19Gare de Nantes
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08:29Lyon Part Dieu6h50 15:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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08:29Lyon Part Dieu6h13 14:42Gare de Nantes
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09:38Lyon Part Dieu6h28 16:06Gare de Nantes
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09:38Lyon Part Dieu7h05 16:43Haluchère-Batignolles
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10:30Lyon Part Dieu5h49 16:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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10:30Lyon Part Dieu5h24 15:54Gare de Nantes
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11:35Lyon Part Dieu5h44 17:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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11:35Lyon Part Dieu5h15 16:50Gare de Nantes
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu6h15 19:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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13:04Lyon Part Dieu5h50 18:54Gare de Nantes
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu5h39 19:43Haluchère-Batignolles
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14:04Lyon Part Dieu5h17 19:21Gare de Nantes
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15:30Lyon Part Dieu4h49 20:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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15:30Lyon Part Dieu4h20 19:50Gare de Nantes
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15:34Lyon Part Dieu6h33 22:07Gare de Nantes
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16:30Lyon Part Dieu4h45 21:15Gare de Nantes
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16:34Lyon Part Dieu5h21 21:55Gare de Nantes
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17:30Lyon Part Dieu4h50 22:20Gare de Nantes
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17:34Lyon Part Dieu5h14 22:48Gare de Nantes
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18:30Lyon Part Dieu4h37 23:07Gare de Nantes
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Mon
23 May
£53SNCF | Intercités
£35Flixbus
£86easyJet
Tue
24 May
£50SNCF | Intercités
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£79easyJet
Wed
25 May
£71SNCF | Intercités
£50Flixbus
£158Volotea
Thu
26 May
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£44BlaBlaCar Bus
£55Volotea
Fri
27 May
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£35BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
28 May
£61SNCF | TGV INOUI
£35Flixbus
£66easyJet
Sun
29 May
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£106BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
30 May
£60SNCF | Intercités
£40Flixbus
£82Volotea
Tue
31 May
£31SNCF | Intercités
£22Flixbus
£179easyJet
Wed
1 Jun
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£57BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
2 Jun
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£28BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
3 Jun
£31SNCF | Intercités
£32Flixbus
£104easyJet
Sat
4 Jun
£95SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£145easyJet
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5 Jun
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£31BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
6 Jun
£95SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26Flixbus
£45easyJet
Tue
7 Jun
£46SNCF | Intercités
£22Flixbus
£61easyJet
Wed
8 Jun
£31SNCF | Intercités
£22Flixbus
£35easyJet
Thu
9 Jun
£39SNCF | Intercités
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£21Volotea
Fri
10 Jun
£46SNCF | Intercités
£22Flixbus
£58easyJet
Sat
11 Jun
£22SNCF | Intercités
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£102easyJet

Fastest train times from Lyon to Nantes

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

5 h 36 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

516 km

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.

Fastest
15:30Lyon Part Dieu4h20 19:50Gare de Nantes
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£831One-way
2nd Fastest
18:30Lyon Part Dieu4h37 23:07Gare de Nantes
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£741One-way
16:30Lyon Part Dieu4h45 21:15Gare de Nantes
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£1051One-way
15:30Lyon Part Dieu4h49 20:19Haluchère-Batignolles
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£851One-way
06:30Lyon Part Dieu4h49 11:19Gare de Nantes
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£681One-way

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Nantes

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | 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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Lyon to Nantes

Travel by train to Nantes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lyon to Nantes.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Lyon to Nantes cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Nantes from Lyon for the next 7 days starting from £50  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from Lyon to Nantes?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Lyon and Nantes is £64  one way.

How far is it from Lyon to Nantes by train?

The distance from Lyon to Nantes by train is approximately 320 miles (516 km).

How long is the train between Lyon and Nantes?

The Lyon to Nantes train duration is on average 4 h 53 min, which is to be expected when travelling 320 miles (516 km) to Nantes from Lyon. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Lyon to Nantes do I depart from? Which Nantes train station from Lyon do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the departure train station in Lyon located? Where is the arrival train station in Nantes located?

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.

Which train companies should I travel with from Lyon to Nantes?

If you're looking for trains from Lyon to Nantes, you can rely on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | Intercités to get you to Nantes. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lyon to Nantes route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I purchase a direct train from Lyon to Nantes?

Yes, there are 4 direct trains from Lyon to Nantes per day with SNCF | Intercités or SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many train services per day are there from Lyon to Nantes?

The average number of trains departing Lyon for Nantes is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Lyon to Nantes? When is the last train from Lyon to Nantes?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Lyon at 05: 30. The last train leaves from Lyon at 18: 04. Check Omio for the latest train times from Lyon to Nantes and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Lyon and Nantes for the best deals?

If you book a train ticket to Nantes from Lyon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £64 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Lyon and Nantes are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Nantes
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your journey to Nantes.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transport options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités