Nantes Atlantique Airport is the largest airport in the west of France. There is just one terminal building. The airport is 8km from the city centre and has good public transport connections. Nantes Airport is a convenient gateway to the beautiful Loire Valley region of north-west France and the fabulous beaches of southern Brittany. Nantes is an attractive short break destination with medieval streets, lively cafes and legendary Breton cuisine.
Most direct flights from the UK are seasonal. Routes may operate from May to September or only the peak summer months of July and August. The lowest fares are often with low-cost airline EasyJet. They currently operate summer-only flights from London Gatwick. Flybe operate direct flights from Manchester and Southampton. Reasonably priced indirect flights are available from UK regional airports with airlines like Air France, KLM, Brussels Airlines and flybe. Air France offer affordable indirect flights from London City Airport.
Tel: 33 (0)2 40848000
The Tan Air Shuttle runs between Nantes Atlantique and the city centre every 30 minutes. The journey time is around 20 minutes and tickets can be purchased on board for €7. A public bus (No. 37) stops outside the terminal. It runs to line 3 of the tram system, from which the tram departs for Place du Commerce in the centre of Nantes City.
Taxis to the city centre will cost approximately €25 to €30.
Most if not all direct flight routes only operate in the summer season.
Departure airports normally include: