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Duration 8h 55m
Distance 244 miles
Average price £330
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rennes and Cardiff takes 8h 55m and the fastest train takes 7h 21m. The train service runs several times per day from Rennes to Cardiff. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Rennes
  2. Paris Nord
  3. London Paddington
  4. Cardiff
7h 53m
£212 - £516

Rennes to Cardiff train times

Trains run twice daily between Rennes and Cardiff. The service departs Rennes at 11:35 in the morning, which arrives into Cardiff at 18:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 55m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Cardiff Central via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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The distance between Rennes and Cardiff is 244 miles.

Rennes to Cardiff train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Rennes station.

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Rennes to Cardiff train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 7:24 PM in Rennes and 6:24 PM in Cardiff.

There are 682+ hotels available in Cardiff. Prices start at £75 per night.

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