Nantes to Manchester

Few British cities offer a better city break than Manchester. Millions of visitors descend on the city every year to embrace its legendary history, culture, shopping and nightlife. Home to the UK’s third largest airport, Manchester Airport provides excellent links to and from the rest of the world, meaning it’s an ideal destination for business. Whether you’re flying from Nantes to Manchester for business or leisure, this cosmopolitan city has all you need for an exhilarating trip.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Nantes (NTE) to Manchester, take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey take a look at the Manchester to Nantes page.

The sections below offer advice and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.


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Getting to Nantes Airport

Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE) is situated just 11km from the centre of Nantes and is well served by public transport from the city centre.

Nantes Airport offers both short and long stay parking, but to get the best price, we recommend booking in advance. To do so, visit the Nantes Airport website.

Free drop-off for passengers next to Car Park P2 is available for the first 10 minutes.

Public transport
A frequent shuttle bus operates 7 days a week between the airport, Nantes train station and the city centre. Journey time from the train station to the airport is around 20 minutes. No trains operate from the airport.

Nantes Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via the Nantes Airport website.
  • Public transport
    Shuttle bus from the city and train station to the airport
  • Free WiFi
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Shopping including Duty Free

Check-in and bag drop at Nantes Airport

Before your flight from Nantes to Manchester, we recommend you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Cafés
  • ATM
  • Bureau de change


  • Newsagent & books
  • Gifts & souvenirs

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • ATM


  • Newsagent & books
  • Duty Free
  • Jewellery & watches

Regional map
Find Nantes Airport on the map

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Nantes page and browse other available routes.

Manchester Airport Arrivals

After arriving on your flight from Nantes to Manchester, you'll want to get to your destination as quickly as possible. Our Manchester Airport Arrivals page has all of the information you need about getting to Manchester city centre from Manchester Airport, including details about public transport or going via car. To find out more, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other flights to Manchester.


Manchester Airport

Visiting Manchester

Make the most of your time in Manchester, whether it's for a business trip, to catch up with friends, or just for a leisurely weekend of shopping. Our Visiting Manchester page offers you plenty of inspiration on things to see in Manchester after your flight from Nantes, including things to see in Manchester, the best hotels and restaurants in the city, and where to find all of the shopping and nightlife too.

Doing Business in Manchester

With a thriving industry and as home to some of the biggest businesses in the UK, Manchester is the ideal place to hold a business meeting or important conference. On our Business in Manchester page you'll find our recommendations on business meeting venues in the city to help you make an impression.