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    7hr 17m

Travelling from Nantes to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Zurich take around 7 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 761 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Zurich.

Are there direct trains from Nantes to Zurich?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Nantes to Zurich 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 10 departures.

How long is the train journey from Nantes to Zurich?

The Nantes to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Nantes to Zurich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 05:48 and the last train is around 17:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 06:03, and the last at 15:03.

When to book Nantes to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Zurich by train.

Which train companies operate between Nantes and Zurich?

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

  • Intercités
  • TGV

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.

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