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Nantes - Bordeaux Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Nantes to Bordeaux. Traveling by bus from Nantes to Bordeaux usually takes around 4 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance171 mi (275 km)
Shortest duration4h 15m
Cheapest price$9.44
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Nantes to Bordeaux?

Typically $17.46 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Bordeaux. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $16 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Nantes to Bordeaux in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $29 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Nantes to Bordeaux?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Nantes to Bordeaux. BlaBlaCar Bus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus54h 50m$18.86
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux from $9. There are 5 trips per day offered by BlaBlaCar Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Bordeaux. In Nantes, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Bordeaux from 4 Route de Paris . In Bordeaux, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux takes 4 hours and 50 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Bordeaux in 4 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Bordeaux.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Nantes to Bordeaux during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Nantes to Bordeaux?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 171 miles from Nantes to Bordeaux. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nantes?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nantes to Bordeaux, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Nantes to Bordeaux every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Nantes to Bordeaux without transferring.

City Information

Nantes

Nantes is a green city with high quality of life and many things to see. Much of the city's architecture is fairly contemporary, but you can stumble upon historic buildings dating back to ancient times. Check out several segments of ancient walls surrounding the city, or head to Château des ducs de Bretagne and neighboring Cathédrale Saint Pierre. Of Nantes' many museums, the most notable is the Fine Art Museum, which covers various subject matters and art periods.

Nantes is known for its excellent wine and seafood. This region of France is also the birthplace of crêpes, those thin, delicious pancakes. Head to Cafe Molière or La Cigale for some of the best cuisine in Nantes.

Nantes is one of the cities we included in our itinerary of ten French cities to visit for under $150. So as you can guess, travel in and out of Nantes is not too expensive! Taking the bus is often the cheapest option, with tickets available on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and others. Regular TGV trains connect Nantes to Paris, so it is easy to reach the biggest travel hub in France.

Bordeaux

Known for its world-famous wine, Bordeaux has much to offer oenophiles and other travelers alike. Take, for example, the Musée du Vin et du Négoce, which combines history exhibits and wine tasting. If you're just going for the wine, you can pick from numerous wine tours to châteaux and vineyards surrounding the city.

Travelers can find most of the city's non-alcoholic attractions along the elegant riverfront overlooking the Garonne River. For example, check out the Place de la Bourse, a historic square designed by the royal architect Jacques Gabriel in the 18th-century. Between the Place de la Bourse and the bustling Place des Quinconces, find the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, which features regal neoclassical architecture. The city also boasts many incredible museums, the most notable of which is the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Getting to Bordeaux can often cost less than a bottle of wine, especially if you follow our itinerary of visiting ten french cities for cheap. FlixBus routes to Bordeaux include those from Paris, Toulouse, and Nice. TGV trains offer speedy rail service to other cities and towns in southern France.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Nantes?

Main departure station: 4 Route de Paris

Most buses depart from the main station in Nantes.

All bus stations in Nantes:

  • 4 Route de Paris

Where does the bus arrive in Bordeaux?

Main arrival station: 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

All buses from Nantes arrive at one main station in Bordeaux.

All bus stations in Bordeaux:

  • 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

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