Buses from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim
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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim. Traveling by bus from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim usually takes around 23 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 22 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||538 mi (865 km)|
|Shortest duration||22h 5m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What bus companies travel from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim, and usually makes the trip in about 23 hours and 13 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 Póvoa de Varzim?
The bus takes an average of 23 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 538 miles from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nantes?
The first bus leaves at 4:00pm and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nantes to Póvoa de Varzim, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
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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.
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 Póvoa de Varzim?
Main arrival station: Povoa De Varzim Bus Station
All buses from Nantes arrive at one main station in Póvoa de Varzim.
All bus stations in Póvoa de Varzim:
Povoa De Varzim Bus Station
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