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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Vannes by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels South to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Vannes

Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rennes
  2. Take the night bus from Rennes to Vannes

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Vannes

Fly Brussels to Nantes, bus

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the bus from Nantes - Airport to Vannes

Train to Paris Charles de Gaulle, fly to Nantes, bus

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the bus from Nantes - Airport to Vannes

Fly Brussels to Rennes, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rennes (RNS)
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes

Train to Paris Charles de Gaulle, fly to Rennes, train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Rennes (RNS)
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, bus

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the bus from Nantes - Airport to Vannes

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Nantes, bus

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the bus from Nantes - Airport to Vannes

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Rennes, train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS)
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes

Brussels to Vannes by train and walk

The journey time between Brussels and Vannes is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 795 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. Operated by Thalys, Bus RATP, TGV inOui and others, the Brussels to Vannes service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Vannes. Typically 58 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

58 Weekly Services
5h 23m Average Duration
€133 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vannes is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vannes is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vannes is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Vannes is to bus and night bus which costs €28 - €40 and takes 13h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Vannes is to train via Paris which takes 5h 23m and costs €130 - €270.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Vannes. However, there are services departing from Brussels South and arriving at Vannes via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Vannes. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Vannes via Paris Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Brussels and Vannes is 626 km. The road distance is 766.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Vannes without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 23m and costs €130 - €270.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Brussels to Vannes, including transfers.

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Brussels to Vannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels South station.

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Brussels to Vannes train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Vannes is to train via Paris which takes 5h 23m and costs €130 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €50 and takes 11h 25m.

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  • Distance: 626 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Vannes, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Vannes via Paris Nord, Montparnasse Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 5h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Vannes via Paris in around 11h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €950
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €1100
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €1100
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €1100
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €1200
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Milan Linate, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €800
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Valencia
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€85 - €100
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €70
1st Class
€55 - €70
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Vannes
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €80
Rail 1st Class
€70 - €110
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rennes
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Nantes - Airport to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Brussels to Vannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vannes station.

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Brussels to Vannes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Vannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Vannes is 766 km. It takes approximately 7h 20m to drive from Brussels to Vannes.

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Aegean Airlines, Volotea, easyJet and eight other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Nantes Airport.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs €8 - €10.

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