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Overview: Train from Manchester to Nantes

distanceDistance433 miles (698 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Nantes cover the 433 miles (698 km) long route taking on average 10 h 39 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Nantes from Manchester restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 01/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Manchester and Nantes closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Manchester from Nantes?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 01/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Manchester from Nantes.

When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Nantes via train to be approximately 433 miles (698 km).
The train time from Manchester to Nantes is on average 10 h 39 min  for the 433 miles (698 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Nantes by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. In Nantes you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Gare de Nantes, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Nantes.

For the best Manchester to Nantes train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Manchester to Nantes to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Nantes is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Nantes
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Nantes.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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