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Bordeaux to Nantes by bus

The journey from Bordeaux to Nantes by bus is 170.91 mi and takes 5 hr 12 min. There are 26 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes by bus for as little as $12.31 or as much as $136.60. The best price for this journey is $12.31.

Lowest Price$12.31
Journey Duration5 hr 12 min
Connection per Day26
Lowest Price$12.31
Highest Price$136.60
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance170.91 mi
DepartureBordeaux
ArrivalNantes
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉSMore

Bordeaux to Nantes Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Bordeaux to Nantes?

The prices for bus tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes will cost $12.31. The average bus ticket price is approximately $26.91. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Nantes will cost you $26.91. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Bordeaux to Nantes take by bus?

Traveling from Bordeaux to Nantes by bus will usually take 5 hr 12 min. This journey covers a distance of 170.91 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hr 12 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Bordeaux to Nantes covers a distance of 170.91 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 12 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 45 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bordeaux to Nantes faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Bordeaux to Nantes are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 26 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Bordeaux to Nantes using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 22 direct connections from Bordeaux to Nantes each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 4 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bordeaux to Nantes. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Nantes.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bordeaux to Nantes, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bordeaux to Nantes.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $12.31 to $26.67 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 54% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Nantes by bus

When travelling to Nantes by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Intercités is a train service offered by SNCF. Intercités trains operate on regional, national, and international routes, connecting cities and towns within France as well as with neighboring countries. Unlike the high-speed TGV trains, Intercités trains have a more traditional feel and offer a scenic way to travel and explore the country. Sleep on board an Intercités train is possible through the "Intercités de nuit" offer, which includes the option to reserve a reclining seat or berth.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Bordeaux to Nantes

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by INTERCITÉS and TER when traveling from Bordeaux to Nantes.

Second Class - The Essential

The Essential is a second class ticket, offers a cost-effective solution for those seeking basic comfort during their journey. Moreover, this ticket is exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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First Class-The Comfort

The Comfort is a first class ticket, offers a premium level of comfort and amenities. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train.
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INTERCITÉS Pro

If you opt for the INTERCITÉS Pro option, you will have access to full flexibility and the Grand Voyageur service for select destinations. This ticket is also exchangeable and refundable under conditions until the departure of the train, and up to 2 hours post-departure, given specific conditions
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Complimentary WiFi service is provided for you on select INTERCITÉS routes, notably Paris-Clermont-Ferrand, Paris-Limoges-Toulouse, Marseille-Bordeaux, and Paris-Briançon. For those travelling overnight, WiFi connectivity is assured on the Paris-Nice and Paris-Briançon routes.
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INTERCITÉS trains come equipped with standard E.U. two-point plug sockets. Plug in and power up!
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On INTERCITÉS trains, you have the freedom to bring along any luggage you wish, be it a suitcase, overnight bag, or backpack. Just ensure each item doesn't exceed 130cm in height or 90cm in width. Remember to label all your belongings for easy identification. While you can bring as much as you can handle, ensure everything is securely stored, prioritizing the comfort and safety of everyone onboard. Keep smaller items nearby, like under your seat, and place bigger pieces in designated areas or along the aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, INTERCITÉS offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Hungry or thirsty? Enjoy our at-seat food and drink service. The 'Nos Territoires Gourmands' menu showcases quality local products. Look for this service on routes like Paris-Clermont-Ferrance and Bordeaux-Marseille, as well as select overnight journeys.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All INTERCITÉS trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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On Intercités trains, non-folding bikes require a €10 registration fee at the time of booking. Meanwhile, folding bikes in appropriate bags are welcome onboard at no extra cost, as long as its dimensions don't exceed 130 x 90 cm when folded. Bikes, whether folding or not, can be taken on some Intercités trains without a reservation for free. However, while most trains offer free bike storage, be aware that on the Nantes-Bordeaux and Nantes-Lyon lines, a €5 fee is charged.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉS and TER from Bordeaux to Nantes
Compare services on board when travelling from Bordeaux to Nantes by bus.
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Bordeaux to Nantes CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
19.25kg
Bus
20.63kg
Flight
55.01kg
Car
44.01kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Nantes?
A bus ticket from Bordeaux to Nantes is $26.91. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.31.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bordeaux to Nantes?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bordeaux to Nantes is $12.31. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bordeaux and Nantes by bus?
Bordeaux to Nantes is 170.91 mi.
How long does the bus between Bordeaux and Nantes take?
Bordeaux to Nantes is on average 5 hr 12 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Bordeaux to Nantes?
The bus journey from Bordeaux to Nantes is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉS, TER and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Bordeaux to Nantes?
Bordeaux to Nantes has 26 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bordeaux to Nantes leave?
The earliest bus from Bordeaux to Nantes departs at 12:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bordeaux to Nantes depart?
The latest bus from Bordeaux to Nantes departs at 11:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bordeaux to Nantes in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $12.31 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bordeaux to Nantes?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Bordeaux to go to Nantes. You can go from Bègles, Pessac and Bordeaux Saint-Jean and you can arrive at Nantes Haluchère, Saint-Sébastien-Pas-Enchantés and Gare SNCF Sud.
How many direct connections depart from Bordeaux to Nantes?
There are on average 22 direct connection(s) from Bordeaux to go to Nantes.
What's the fastest journey time between Bordeaux to Nantes by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bordeaux and Nantes is 3 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bordeaux to Nantes?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bordeaux and Nantes.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bordeaux to Nantes by bus?
The bus journey from Bordeaux to Nantes creates 20.63kg of CO2 emissions.

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