Nantes to Orléans by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    270 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nantes to Orléans by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Orléans take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Orléans.

1. Are there direct trains from Nantes to Orléans?

Direct trains from Nantes to Orléans have been found.

We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Nantes to Orléans every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Nantes to Orléans?

The Nantes to Orléans train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Nantes to Orléans train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Orléans is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 07:01 and the last train is around 18:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 09:09, and the last at 20:25.

When to book Nantes to Orléans train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Nantes to Orléans by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nantes and Orléans?

More than one train company operates on the route from Nantes to Orléans, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • TER
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.