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How to get here and get around

How to get to the Noirmoutier Island

By car

Even though being an island, Noirmoutier remains easily accessible by the road.

Le pont de l'île de Noirmoutier


The bridge
is always open and free to cross.

 

 

le passage du gois sur l'île de Noirmoutier
The Passage du Gois
, a periodically flooded causeway, is only open during low tide. Check the tide tables before crossing the Gois.

 

By boat

Ile de Noirmoutier is known for its shipping and has lots of mooring spots for boats: L’Herbaudière Port and Morin Port as well as at the Bois de la Chaise and the landing port on Noirmoutier en l’île.

PORNIC&NO EXPRESS - Liaison maritime Pornic/Ile de Noirmoutier

 

PORNIC&NO EXPRESS - Matime connection Pornic/ Noirmoutier Island

 From Spring 2017, maritime connection between Pornic (la Noëveillard Marina) and Noirmoutier-en-l'île (Plage des Dames), and coastal navigation in Baie de Bourgneuf.

Informations : www.evasionpornicnoirmoutier.fr - +336 10 01 82 29

Public transport

From Nantes:

Paris - Noirmoutier by TGV is just 4 hours away! Take a coach from Nantes.

Bus Nantes - Noirmoutier

The regional bus line 13 offers trips to Noirmoutier island and Fromentine all year round, starting from Nantes TGV railway station. Up to 25 buses are offered in summer.

Departing from Nantes, these high comfort air-conditioned buses drop you at the Fromentine maritime station, at the foot of the shuttles to the Yeu island, in 1h20, and at the Noirmoutier bus station in 1h45. The bus also stops at Barbâtre and La Guérinière.

Connections with the TGVs in Nantes station, and with the boats and helicopters to Yeu island.

 Information: Kisio Services at +33970 82 13 92, or at www.cta44.fr

From La Roche-sur-Yon and Challans :

Bus line 171 stops everyday in Barbâtre, La Guérinière, l'Epine and Noirmoutier-en-l'île

Schedules and information on www.sovetours.com

By plane

Nantes Atlantique Airport Tel (00 33 (0)2 40 84 80 00 or www.nantes.aeroport.fr

 

Getting around the island

Free shuttle buses

Free shuttle buses available from mid-July to the end of August from the town centre to the Bois de la Chaise, Vieil and L’Herbaudière.

Bus

Summer routes to the island's towns: 0.50 €/journey

Information: Communauté de Communes de l’Ile de Noirmoutier – Tel: (00 33) (0)2 51 35 89 89.

By bike

Get back to nature on the island's many cycle paths! Some bike hire companies may provide bikes upon the coach's arrival.

Taxis

Taxi Deplanque

3 bis rue de Cornette - 85630 Barbâtre - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 64 67

Ambulance et taxi Renoux

9 rue des Marais Neufs - 85680 La Guérinière - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 75 75

www.ambulances-marcrenoux.com

Ambulance de l'île et taxi

15 rue du Boucaud - 85330 Noirmoutier en l'île - Tél. : 0+33 2 51 39 40 80

Ambulance et taxi Marine

69 route de l’Herbaudière - 85330 Noirmoutier en l'île - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 07 07

Taxi Friou

7 rue des Anciens Moulins - 85330 Noirmoutier en l'île - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 37 31

Taxi Magali Gouraud

19 rue de la Lande Saint Joseph - 85330 Noirmoutier en l'île - Tél. : +33 6 48 08 90 17

 

Car Rental

Intermarché 

Route de Noirmoutier - 85680 La Guérinière - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 46 31

Eurorepar SARL Côte Ouest - Europcar

Parc d'activités Les Mandeliers - 1 rue Fassonnière - 85680 La Guérinière - Tél. : +33 2 28 10 47 13

Garage des Eglats - Cargo

Route de Noirmoutier - 85740 L'Epine - Tél. : +33 2 51 39 30 68

Super U

148 route Nationale -  85740 L'Epine - Tél : +33 2 51 39 03 94

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