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There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Dinan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Dinan

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Train, bus via Amiens

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Amiens
  2. Take the bus from Amiens to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Drive

  1. Drive from Calais to Dinan

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Rennes, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Rennes (RNS)
  3. Take the bus from République to Place /Duclos

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS)
  4. Take the bus from République to Place /Duclos

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  4. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Calais to Dinan by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Calais and Dinan is around 9h 24m and covers a distance of around 783 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 24m. Operated by SNCF, TGV inOui and Paris Metro, the Calais to Dinan service departs from Calais Ville and arrives in Dinan. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 11m
Layover time:
4h 13m
Total time:
9h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 24m
Journey distance:
783 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€133
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:32
Last service departs at:
08:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Calais to Dinan train, subway and walk schedules

Calais → Dinan
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dinan is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dinan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dinan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Dinan is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Dinan is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Dinan via Lille Flandres, Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Calais and Dinan is 395 km. The road distance is 516.2 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Dinan without a car is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs €110 - €200.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Calais to Dinan, including transfers.

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Calais to Dinan train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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

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Calais to Dinan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dinan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Dinan is 516 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Calais to Dinan.

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  • Distance: 394.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 9m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Dinan, Brittany, France?

You can take a train from Calais to Dinan via Lille Flandres, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, and Rennes in around 8h 9m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Toulouse, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Train operators
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 Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Rennes to Dinan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Calais Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Bus operators
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
Phone
02 99 300 300
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
Bus from République to Place /Duclos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amiens to Rennes
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Blablabus

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Rennes Airport.

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