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Madrid to Nantes by train

The journey from Madrid to Nantes by train is 482.43 mi and takes 22 hr 53 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 AM and the last at 6:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Nantes by train for as little as $54.06 or as much as $310.68. The best price for this journey is $54.06.

Lowest Price$54.06
Journey Duration22 hr 53 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$54.06
Highest Price$310.68
First Departure6:40 AM
Last Departure6:38 PM
Distance482.43 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalNantes
CarriersAVE, IryoMore

Madrid to Nantes Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Madrid to Nantes?

On average, a train ticket from Madrid to Nantes will cost you $94.22. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $54.06. 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 train 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $94.22 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Madrid to Nantes.

How long will it take me to travel from Madrid to Nantes by train?

The average journey time is 22 hr 53 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 482.43 mi from Madrid to Nantes. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Madrid to Nantes to take longer than 22 hr 53 min. The journey from Madrid to Nantes covers a distance of 482.43 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 22 hr 53 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 hr 31 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 Madrid to Nantes faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Madrid to Nantes?

The first journey of the day departs from Madrid at 6:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 6:38 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Madrid and Nantes. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Madrid to Nantes leaves at 6:40 AM, while the last journey sets out at 6:38 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Madrid and Nantes. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations are used when traveling from Madrid to Nantes?

You can depart from Madrid at stations such as MADRID (E),MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,Madrid Méndez Alvaro,Madrid Chamartin,Madrid - Avenida de America,Madrid Barajas Airport,Madrid Puente de la Cea,Madrid-Atocha. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Nantes at the following stations: Saint-Sébastien Pas Enchantés,NANTES,Nantes, Haluchère-Batignolles. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Madrid and Nantes. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

On average, there are 3 daily departures from Madrid to Nantes. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Madrid which travel directly to Nantes. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to Nantes. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid 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 Madrid 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Madrid to Nantes

The cheapest Madrid - Nantes train tickets can be found for as low as $59.88 if you’re lucky, or $218.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $504.97.

Find the best day to travel to Nantes by train

When travelling to Nantes by train, 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.

AVE stands for "Alta Velocidad Española", which means "Spanish High Speed". AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company Renfe. With the AVE trains you can travel to many major cities in Spain, including routes to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Malaga, and Zaragoza.

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.

Iryo is a Spanish high-speed train operator, founded in 2019 and serving Spain's major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza. iryo operates on the national rail network in Spain, using the latest AVE high-speed trains to transport passengers at speeds of up to 310 km/h.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Madrid to Nantes

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVE, Iryo and TGV inOui when traveling from Madrid to Nantes.

Básico

The Basico are the most affordable tickets, but they come with certain restrictions, such as no changes or refunds. They also typically have limited availability and must be purchased well in advance.
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Elige Estándar

The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Elige Estándar," provides travelers with the standard, regular seating arrangement known as the "Estándar seat." Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Elige Confort

If you go for "Elige Confort," you get the bigger and likely more comfortable XL Confort seat. The Elige tickets provide enhanced flexibility for exchanging or canceling your reservation. Additionally, you can choose your preferred seat by paying an extra fee, and upgrading to Premium is also possible.
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Prémium

Renfe AVE's Premium tickets are the priciest but also the most flexible, limited to Confort class only. They allow free train changes and provide the benefit of boarding the next train for free in case you miss your scheduled one.
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Singular

The "Singular fare" offers flexibility for entrepreneurs and companies with personalized customer service from iryo assistants.
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Inicial

iryo's Inicial fare provides affordable travel without compromising on comfort or service.
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Singular ONLY YOU

The "Singular Only YOU" fare is designed for entrepreneurs and companies, providing the best conditions for changes and cancellations in the ticket.
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Infinita

Infinita is iryo's all-inclusive fare that offers the best travel options with flexibility and comfort.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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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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Travel in comfort as all AVE trains are air-conditioned.
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Stay connected at high speeds with PlayRenfe, AVE's complimentary WiFi service, ensuring you remain online even at 300 km/h.
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The Silent Carriage is available exclusively for standard seats on AVE trains, excluding the AVE International route between Spain and France, as well as Euromed trains. Due to its popularity, early ticket purchase is advised.
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Every AVE seat is fitted with power sockets and at-seat radios for your convenience.
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AVE provides a complimentary care and assistance service for individuals with limited mobility. To utilize this service, please reach out to AVE directly.
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On AVE trains, you're welcome to bring along 3 bags, each not surpassing 85 x 55 x 35 cm and 25 kg (55 lbs) in weight. Moreover, instruments are considered hand luggage if they're within 30 x 120 x 38 cm and safely tucked in a case.
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Visit the onboard AVE bar carriage for a treat or wait for the food trolley that travels through the train. Prémium Ticket holders can enjoy in-seat dining featuring Chef Ramón Freixa's expertise. Please ensure you request special menus, from vegetarian to Halal, at least 12 hours before departure to enjoy a tailored meal experience.
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You can bring along your bike or scooter, just make sure it's folded and snug in a case. Don't forget to remove the pedals and give those handlebars a 90-degree turn. If your case's total dimensions are under 180cm, it counts as hand luggage. Anything larger falls into the special luggage category but keep it within 120 x 90 x 40 cm.
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Connect to free WiFi on iryo trains in any class. Enjoy movies, TV shows, live news, and Spotify for entertainment.
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Every seat on iryo trains comes with power sockets, and those in the Infinita and Singular Cafe class boast additional USB ports.
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On iryo trains, flexible baggage policy lets you travel comfortably with up to 3 pieces of luggage, including a piece of hand luggage. Maximum size for 2 larger pieces is 85x55x35cm, while hand luggage must be 36x27x15cm. Total weight limit is 25kg.
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iryo trains are designed for inclusivity, offering designated seats for passengers with reduced mobility and ensuring step-free access during both boarding and disembarking.
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iryo offers quality menus for all classes. Find the onboard restaurant/bar usually close to coach 2. For Infinita Class passengers, meals are served at your seat, but remember to book 24 hours in advance.
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Enjoy fresh and comfortable air on the ETR1000 train; its cutting-edge air-conditioning system refreshes the entire carriage's air in just 3 minutes, ensuring a generous 35 m3/h of fresh outside air for every passenger.
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On Iryo trains, you can bring along one disassembled bicycle or electric scooter per coach, as long as it's tucked into a bag and stays within 90x120x40cm. It's free to transport! Just keep in mind that you'll handle the loading, safekeeping, and unloading. Also, be considerate of other passengers' comfort and safety, and remember any damages caused are on you.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI 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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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board AVE, Iryo and TGV inOui from Madrid to Nantes
Compare services on board when travelling from Madrid to Nantes by train.
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Madrid to Nantes CO2 Emissions by Train

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54.35kg
Bus
58.23kg
Flight
155.28kg
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124.22kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Madrid to Nantes by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Madrid and Nantes are 54.35kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Madrid and Nantes? By taking the train between Madrid and Nantes you will save 100.93kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.88kg compared to a bus and 69.87kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Nantes?
A train ticket from Madrid to Nantes is $94.22. 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 $54.06.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Madrid to Nantes?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Nantes is $54.06. 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 Madrid and Nantes by train?
Madrid to Nantes is 482.43 mi.
How long does the train between Madrid and Nantes take?
Madrid to Nantes is on average 22 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 14 hr 31 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Nantes?
The train journey from Madrid to Nantes is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: AVE, Iryo, Renfe, TGV inOui, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Madrid to Nantes?
Madrid to Nantes has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Madrid to Nantes leave?
The earliest train from Madrid to Nantes departs at 6:40 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 train from Madrid to Nantes depart?
The latest train from Madrid to Nantes departs at 6:38 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 Madrid to Nantes in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $54.06 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Nantes by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Madrid and Nantes is 14 hr 31 min.
Is there a direct train from Madrid to Nantes?
Yes, there is a direct train between Madrid and Nantes.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Nantes by train?
The train journey from Madrid to Nantes creates 54.35kg of CO2 emissions.

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