Comment venir-sur l'île
Come to Noirmoutier Island

By coach

Ligne 13 Nantes-Noirmoutier


Informations :


The regional coach line 13 Nantes-Noirmoutier on the road again !

- All year, at the departure of the railway station SNCF in Nantes (you can take the coach after a journey in SNCF train, as for example, Paris-Nantes).

  • You can go to the villages of Noirmoutier island : Barbâtre, La Guérinière et the coach station in Noirmoutier-en-île in 1h45.
  • You can go to the ferry terminal of Yeu island in Fromentine in 1h20. 

In the summer, there are 25 coaches per day !


see the summer coach timetable 

see the automn-winter-spring coach timetable 



in the bus, be aware with the coronavirus !

In order to protect eveyone and to have a safety journey, it is essential to be aware of a few instructions and to respect them : 

  • You need to wear a face mask on board
  • You must respect the distance between the person in front of you and behind you (1 meter between the other person). 
  • How to get the tickets ?
    • On board : It's better to pay with your contactless card. If you want to pay by cash, thank you to prepare your cash before that the coach arrive.  
    • Online on the website : or

free SERVICES online

  • Areas for wheelchairs**,
  • Areas for your bicycle**,
  • Free WIFI,
  • Electrical outlet and USB connexion/port,
  • French newspapers online or paper formats,
  • Geo-tracking of the coaches with the smartphone app Zenbus,
  • Toilets and sink.

NB : The coaches had built for disable people who are in wheelchair. Please book in advance** 


more informations : 

  • By phone : +33 (0) 9 70 82 13 92,
  • Online : - - 
  • At the SNCF desk in the coach station in Noirmoutier-en-l'île
  • At the CTA desk in the ferry terminal in Fromentine 

how to buy tickets ? 

  • On board (credit card accepted)
  • At the SNCF desk in the coach station in Noirmoutier-en-l'île
  • At the CTA desk in the ferry terminal in Fromentine
  • Online : or

** Free service gratuit. You must call and book (+33 (0)9 70 82 13 92)

- For a journey between the tuesday and the saturday, you must call and book 1 day before your journey before 5 pm.

- For a journey on the saturday and on the sunday, you must call and book on the friday 5 pm. l


Ligne 571 - Sovetours




From la Roche-sur-Yon, crossing Challans, there are coaches of the line 571 every days from La Roche sur Yon to the villages and cities of the Noirmoutier island (ALEOP company)  :

  • Barbâtre,
  • La Guérinière, 
  • L’Epine, 
  • Noirmoutier en l’île.


more informations : 


how to buy tickets ?

  • On board 
  • At the coach stations  

Pictures of the bus ligne 13