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Duration 7h 7m
Distance 269 miles
Average price £255
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rennes and Chelmsford takes 7h 7m and the fastest train takes 5h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Rennes to Chelmsford. 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 Liverpool Street
  4. Chelmsford
6h 15m
£175 - £415

Rennes to Chelmsford train times

Trains run three times a day between Rennes and Chelmsford. The service departs Rennes at 21:35 at night, which arrives into Chelmsford at 12:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Chelmsford via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Rennes and Chelmsford is 269 miles.

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

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Rennes to Chelmsford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 2:41 PM in Rennes and 1:41 PM in Chelmsford.

There are 194+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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