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Train Information from Nantes to Manchester

distanceDistance433 miles (698 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Nantes to Manchester cover the 433 miles (698 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 24 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Gare de Nantes and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Nantes and Manchester?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Manchester from Nantes as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Nantes, France from Manchester, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Nantes, France from Manchester is: Partially open.

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 27/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Nantes from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Nantes to Manchester by train?
You should expect to travel around 433 miles (698 km)  between Nantes and Manchester by train.
How many hours does it take from Nantes to Manchester by train?
On average the Nantes to Manchester train time is 11 h 24 min  covering the 433 miles (698 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Nantes to Manchester train leave from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Nantes?

When taking a train from Nantes, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gare de Nantes, Nantes Commerce and Nantes Pirmil. When you arrive in Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Gare de Nantes   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where do I find the Nantes train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Gare de Nantes, is located 0.6 miles (868 m) from the city centre of Nantes.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre of Manchester.

How many train services per day are there to Manchester from Nantes?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Nantes to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Nantes
Manchester
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 Manchester.