Nantes Atlantique Airport
8km (5 miles) south-west of Nantes
Nantes Atlantique Airport is the largest airport in the west of France and serves around two million passengers per year.
Comprising a modern L-shaped building, Nantes Atlantique has four halls, with baggage claims and check-in facilities on the ground floor and departure lounges on the upper floor. Halls 1-3 form a line and are connected to Hall 4 via a lobby; glass walls give the airport a spacious, airy atmosphere. The staff is known to be generally friendly and helpful and queues flow easily, but be advised that there isn’t much to entertain yourself with once you pass through security.
Nantes Atlantique comprises one terminal building, the gates and halls of which are in close proximity to each other.
Getting into Town
Bus: 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. There’s also a public bus (No. 37) that stops just outside the terminal. It travels to line 3 of the tram system, from which the tram departs for Place du Commerce in the centre of Nantes City.
Taxi: Taxis are located on the esplanade opposite Hall 1. If you arrive in Hall 4, there is a taxi stand that allows you to call for a taxi to collect you. Fare ranges between €25 and €30.
Parking at Nantes Airport consists of 4,000 spaces across five car parks – P0, P1, P2, P3 and P4. P0 andP1 charge €3.50 and €4 respectively for the first 12 hours, €7 and €8 up to 24 hours, €4.50 and €6 for each additional day, with a weekly rate of €29.50 and €38. Prices at P2 and P3 are €5 for 12 hours, €10 for 24 hours and €7.50 for each additional day. P4 (covered) charges €7 for 12 hours, €16 for 24 hours and €11 for each additional day.
There are information desks in Hall 1 and Hall 4.
Money and communications: ATMs, currency exchange and post office.
Luggage: There are lost-and-found facilities.
Conference and business: Six rooms of various sizes – the biggest accommodating up to 100 guests – are available for hire. Each meeting room is equipped with an overhead projector and paperboard, while the larger conference rooms feature video projectors.
Other facilities: Medical centre, nursery and photo booth.
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal building. Access time can be purchased at the Relay store in Hall 2.