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Overview: Train from Nantes to London

distanceDistance303 miles (488 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from Nantes to London cover the 303 miles (488 km) long route taking on average 9 h 34 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: Eurostar trains Nantes to London

You can travel by train to London from Nantes with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from Nantes to London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to London from Nantes, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Eurostar from Nantes to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 34 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day


Eurostar trains from Nantes to London

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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 London 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 Nantes to London 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 Nantes to London 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 Nantes to London

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

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into London from Nantes restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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:

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

The above information was last checked on 22/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Nantes and London closer to your date of departure here.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Nantes is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom?

Reentry to France 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 London?

What are the 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 22/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your London to Nantes train here.

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Nantes via train to be approximately 303 miles (488 km).
The train time from Nantes to London is on average 9 h 34 min  for the 303 miles (488 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Nantes and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Nantes to start your route from including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Gare de Nantes and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in London.

For the route from Nantes to London you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to London from Nantes on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Nantes for London is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nantes
London
Gare de Nantes is the most popular Nantes 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 Nantes for your journey to London.

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