How to find us

Situated 45 minutes from Nantes, Angers, Laval and Rennes, the Communauté de Communes du Castelbriantais (Community of Communes of Castelbriantais) is served by train, coaches and the future tram-train from Nantes since the beginning of 2014.





The SNCF railway station in Châteaubriant is located on Rue de la Gare near Place Charles de Gaulle.

A Châteaubriant – Rennes TER line offers up to 6 returns daily during the week and three at weekends.

Opening hours:

Railway station :

From Monday to Friday: From 6:15 a.m to 8 a.m / From 10 a.m to 12:25 p.m. / From 2 p.m to 6:25 p.m.
Saturday : From 7:30 a.m to 8 a.m / From 10 a.m to 12 p.m / From 13:05 p.m to 17:25 p.m

Sunday and public holidays : closed

Ticket office :

From Monday to Friday : from 10 a.m to 12:25 p.m and from 2 p.m to 6:25 p.m.
Saturday : from 10 a.m to 12 p.m and from 1:05 p.m to 5:25 p.m.
Sunday and public holidays : closed

Contact: 0 800 880 562

(Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.)




From the 28th February 2014, the tram-train makes 8 daily return-trips between Nantes and Châteaubriant.

Hours and ride times : The time of ride between Châteaubriant and Nantes is 1h07, and this between Nort-sur-Erdre and Nantes is evaluated at 40 minutes. The liaison Nantes-Châteaubriant (with a stop in Nort-sur-Erdre) benefits from 8 return-trips per day.

Link for hours :


Prices : 12,50€

More information on  or +33 (0)2 28 20 50 00


From Nantes, take the N137 to Nozay then the D771.

From Rennes, take the N137 to Bain de Bretagne then the D772.

From Angers, take the N775 to Pouancé then the D771.

From Laval, take the N771 to Châteaubriant.


Coach lines coming from Nantes, Saint-Nazaire, Angers and Laval serve Châteaubriant. All coach transport in the Loire-Atlantique department is run by the LILA Network of the Conseil Général. These 7 lines also serve the communes of Issé, Louisfert, La Meilleraye de Bretagne, Moisdon-la-Rivière and Soudan.

To see the Coach timetables :



Châteaubriant – Saint-Nazaire (via Nozay) timetables  download

(Line 44 – journey time: 120 minutes).



Châteaubriant – Angers (via Segré) timetables  download

(Line 1 – journey time: 70 minutes)


Châteaubriant – Angers (via Candé) timetables :  download

(Line 18 – journey time: 70 minutes).


Châteaubriant – Laval timetables : download

(Line 40 – journey time: 110 minutes).

Info Point
Lila Mobilité: 0 800 880 893
6, place Saint-Nicolas





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