Front De Mer jeunes à véloJeunes cyclistes à vélo sur le front de mer de saint-nazaire en été
©Vincent Bauza

How to get around

You can easily come to Saint-Nazaire by car, train or plane (via the Nantes Atlantique airport). Once you are here, it is easy to get around thanks to the buses of the local transport company YCÉO which take you all over town. Coaches and regional trains link Saint-Nazaire to neighbouring towns.


How to get here

Getting to Saint-Nazaire

By road:

  • Paris: 270 mi / 4¼ hrs (Motorway A11)
  • Angers: 90 mi / 1½ hrs (Motorway A11)
  • Rennes: 77 mi / 1¾ hrs
  • Vannes: 54 mi / 1¼ hrs
  • Les Sables d’Olonne: 104 mi / 2 hrs
  • Nantes: 40 mi / 1 hr
  • La Baule: 9 mi / 15 min

By rail:

The high-speed train TGV links Saint-Nazaire to Paris several times a day; allow for approx. 2½ hours on direct trains. Via Nantes, rail connections to and from all over the country.

By air:

Nantes Atlantique airport (less than one hour from Saint-Nazaire): there are numerous domestic and international flights. Information & booking: +332 40 84 80 00.

By bus:

  • FlixBus:
  • Regional buses from Saint-Nazaire to neighbouring towns (La Baule-Guérande and Pornic-Saint Brévin)