Come to Nantes

Easy access

La Cité is easy to access by plane, train or car.

By Plane

  • 1 hour from Paris and London
  • 4 daily return flights to Roissy Charles de Gaulle
  • 4 daily return flights to Orly airport
  • All European major cities within a 2-hour flight
  • 100 national and international destinations with direct flights:

Nantes Atlantique airport is a 20-minute shuttle ride from La Cité (every half hour).

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By TGV train

  • Less than 2 hours from Paris Montparnasse
  • 21 TGV trains from Paris to Nantes every day
  • 3 hours from Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle – 4 TGV trains every day
  • Direct TGV trains to: Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Strasbourg, etc.

The TGV train station is located in the city centre, opposite La Cité (south exit).

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By road

Nantes boasts an extensive network of roads to reach:

  • To the East: Paris – A1 motorway
  • To the South: Bordeaux and Toulouse – A83 motorway
  • To the West: Brest – N165/E60
  • To the North: Rennes – N137