How to get from Lille to Nantes

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from Lille to Nantes

You can get from Lille to Nantes by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lille to Nantes on 01 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55Lille, Gare Lille Europe9h40 20:35Nantes
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10:55Lille, Gare Lille Europe9h40 20:35Nantes
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14:42Lille Flandres4h12 18:54Gare de Nantes
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07:50Lille, Lille Europe4h00 11:50Gare de Nantes
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12:11Lille, Gare Lille Europe8h14 20:25Nantes
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Travel Information between Lille and Nantes

distanceDistance314 miles (507 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 314 miles (507 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Lille to Nantes. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Lille to Nantes.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lille to Nantes

Travel 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 Lille to Nantes.

There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Nantes: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lille to Nantes, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nantes:

A ferry is generally £24 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £24 from Lille to Nantes.

A ferry journey is usually £52 less than a journey to Nantes by plane, which costs on average £52 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £69 less than a journey to Nantes by train, which costs on average £69 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lille to Nantes is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Nantes from Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nantes by coach can take on average 8 h 14 min.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 58 min   of travel time.

The distance between Lille and Nantes is around 314 miles (507 km).

The average frequency per day from Lille to Nantes is:

  • Around 5 coaches per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Nantes from Lille as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lille to Nantes:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and tend to arrive in Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles.
  • Flights mostly leave from Lille Airport and tend to arrive in Nantes Atlantique Airport.
  • Trains from Lille to Nantes most often leave from Lille Flandres and arrive in Gare de Nantes.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lille to Nantes:

  • You can go to Nantes from Lille by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £24 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lille to Nantes on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Lille and Nantes with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Lille to Nantes tickets for £52 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Nantes from Lille by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £69 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lille to Nantes.

Yes, there are direct routes from Lille to Nantes with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Nantes with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Nantes with Volotea with direct flights per day.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to take to Nantes with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Nantes tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Many of our customers travelling from Lille to Nantes don't make Nantes their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Lyon or Rennes, either of which you could add to your Lille and Nantes trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nantes to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Nantes from Lille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £24 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £52 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £69 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Nantes from Lille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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