How to come to Nantes

Nantes, easily accessible

By plane
100 national and international destinations with direct flights:

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

By TGV train
Less than 2 hours from Paris Montparnasse

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

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

Public transport in Nantes


tramways lines (43km of network)
& BusWay©




 kilometers of bike paths


lines of
river shuttles