If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
When the journey is so long, the bus takes much longer than other transportation. You can have a look at flights to Nantes: by booking in advance you can find very cheap tickets!
Travelling by bus to Nantes from Lyon: how many daily connections are there?
If you want to travel from Lyon to Nantes by bus, there are 6 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 5 routes, include one or many changes and the rest, that is to say 1 routes are direct lines. So choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer. Nevertheless, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change.
When are the buses from Lyon to Nantes scheduled?
To get to Nantes from Lyon by bus, it will take you around 12 hours and 24 minutes, or even 9 hours and 35 minutes if you choose the fastest solutions. The first bus leaves Lyon at 00:10, while the last one is at 22:10.
By bus from Lyon to Nantes: which companies offer the service?
Among the several partners of virail, you can also find FlixBus, offering buses from Lyon to Nantes.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.