Nantes to Poitiers by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 23m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nantes to Poitiers by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Poitiers take around 2 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Poitiers.

1. Are there direct trains from Nantes to Poitiers?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Nantes to Poitiers 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 31 departures.

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

The Nantes to Poitiers train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poitiers is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 04:45 and the last train is around 19:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 06:25, and the last at 20:32.

When to book Nantes to Poitiers 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 Poitiers by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nantes and Poitiers?

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

  • Alleo
  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • 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.