There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Rennes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$217 - $268

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Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rennes Ouibus

$30 - $45

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Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv

$210 - $258

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819
  2. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Rennes N702

$56 - $101

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Rennes 533.3 miles

$130 - $190

Fly Amsterdam to Rennes  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS

$84 - $264

Fly Amsterdam to Nantes, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$118 - $289

Train to Brussels, fly to Rennes  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rennes (RNS) BRU - RNS

$182 - $645

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Rennes is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Rennes is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Rennes. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Rennes via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Rennes is 665 km. The road distance is 853.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Amsterdam to Rennes, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Rennes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Rennes train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Rennes is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 180€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 415.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Rennes via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Rennes 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rennes
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Rennes
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Amsterdam to Rennes bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Rennes station.

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Amsterdam to Rennes train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Rennes is 853 km. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Amsterdam to Rennes.

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Air France offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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