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Shuttle boats

On the Rivers Erdre and Loire

Sail for free with the Pass Nantes

The Navibus Loire N1 provides a crossing on the Loire between Trentemoult (south bank) and Nantes’ river port (north bank) : every 20 minutes (every 10 minutes in the rush hour) – crossing time 10 minutes.

The Navibus N2, provides a Loire crossing between the Hangar à Bananes (on the île de Nantes) and the Bas-Chantenay district : every 20 minutes – crossing time 6 minutes.


The Navibus “passeur” N3 links Port Boyer to the University faculties at Petit Port on the river Erdre.

Health measures: Wearing of masks is compulsory from the age of 11 for travellers in vehicles and on the quayside. Respect the minimum distance of 1 metre between yourself and other users in vehicles and at stops. One crossing every 20 minutes on lines N1 and N2. Line N3 operates again from 07.30am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 7.15pm.


Single ticket 1,70€ (validity one hour)

Free for Pass Nantes card holders



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