Caen to Nantes by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    20:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 3m
  • Distance
    235 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Caen to Nantes by train

Fast trains from Caen to Nantes take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 235 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Caen and Nantes.

1. Are there direct trains from Caen to Nantes?

Journeys between Caen and Nantes usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Caen to Nantes every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

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

The Caen to Nantes train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Nantes is usually scheduled to depart Caen around 05:04 and the last train is around 18:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Caen around 07:08, and the last at 20:29.

When to book Caen to Nantes 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 Caen to Nantes by train.

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Which train companies operate between Caen and Nantes?

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

  • Alleo
  • Autocar
  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • TNO
  • Train Express Regional
  • Train Nomad (TNO)

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.