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Nantes Atlantique Airport is located just 8 kilometres as the crow flies from the centre of Nantes, in the neighbouring commune of Bouguenais.

Of military origins, this Loire Atlantique airport is currently the third largest airport in western France, after Toulouse and Bordeaux. Due to its strategic location, Nantes airport is an excellent arrival point for visiting both the Loire Valley and Brittany.

Connections airport – Nantes city centre

Nantes Atlantique Airport is easily accessible, whatever your means of transport. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the Nantes ring road, just a few minutes from the city centre.

By car

The centre of Nantes is easily accessible by car, using the southern ring road, or the rue de l’Aviation, which is preferable at rush hour to avoid possible traffic jams on the ring road.

The average journey time is about 18 minutes for less than 14 km of road.

Shuttle bus

If you do not have your own car, you can rely on the shuttle bus, the fastest and most convenient way to reach the centre of Nantes.

The service operates every day except 1 May and runs every 20 minutes from Monday to Saturday, from the city centre from 05.30 to 22.30, from the airport from 06.15 to 22.45. On Sundays and public holidays, however, runs every 30 minutes, from the city centre from 06.15 to 22.45 and from the airport from 07.00 to 23.45.

The stop is located in the forecourt in front of the Departures entrance and the journey time is approximately 20 minutes between the station and the airport, varying according to traffic.

Tickets can be purchased online, in the airport lobby, from the vending machines at Nantes station or directly on board the shuttle, but in this case only with a credit card.

Public transport

To reach the airport by public transport, you can also take tram line 3 to the Neustrie terminus, thenbus No. 48 or bus No. 98.

By taxi

To facilitate passenger transport, taxis stop in front of the rental company building. On average, the cost for a trip between the airport and the city centre is € 30/35.

Arrivals and Departures

Below you can see real-time departure and arrival times at Nantes Airport.

Updated schedules and flight status by Avionio.com. No liability is accepted for the reliability of the data.

Taxi and Transfers from/to Nantes Airport

Private transfers (or shared) are an excellent alternative to public transport at a slightly higher cost, especially if you are traveling in a group. Unlike the buses that follow a predefined route, making stops only where foreseen, the transfers are at your disposal and will take you directly to your destination, avoiding further transfers with luggage in tow. In particular, private transfers for exclusive use are comparable to a taxi service. You can book a taxi or rental with driver at Nantes Airport using the link below.

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Hotels near Nantes Airport

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Recommended hotels

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B&B HOTEL Nantes Aéroport
Bouguenais - Aéroport de Nantes Atlantique, rue LatécoèreExtra sanitary measures
7.1Good 4.657 reviews
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Akena Nantes Rezé Aéroport
Rezé - Rue des BruyèresExtra sanitary measures
8.5Fabulous 1.351 reviews
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Escale Oceania Nantes
Bouguenais - Aéroport Nantes AtlantiqueExtra sanitary measures
8.1Very good 1.313 reviews
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€35.61 / per day
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Mini
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€43.26 / per day
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€47.89 / per day
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Peugeot 508 or similar
Peugeot 508 or similar
€71.24 / per day
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Best car rental companies at the nantes Airport

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Europcar
Very good 8.938 reviews
from €43 per day
SIXT
Very good 8.729 reviews
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Thrifty
Very good 8.511 reviews
from €58 per day
Alamo
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Where is located Nantes Airport

Nantes Airport is located in the Loire Atlantique, at the gateway to Brittany. It is about 8 km as the crow flies from the centre of Nantes and about 400 km from Paris.

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Flights to Nantes

Flights to Nantes

All flights and air connections to reach Nantes, on the border between two magnificent regions: the chateau-rich Loire countries and Brittany.
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