There are 10 ways to get from Calais to Rennes by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes Tgv

124€ - 180€

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Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Calais, Calais Ferry to Paris, Paris El450 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Rennes 6006

39€ - 64€

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Train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rennes Tgv

112€ - 157€

Train, bus  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Paris Gare du Nord [Ic351] Paris - Amiens - Boulogne
  2. Take the bus from Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles to Rennes BlaBlaBus

60€ - 96€

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Calais to Rennes 527 km

60€ - 95€

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes  •  4h 46m

  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) CDG - RNS

105€ - 374€

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE) LIL - NTE
  3. Drive from Nantes to Rennes

85€ - 446€

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Nantes, drive  •  5h 31m

  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 Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE
  4. Drive from Nantes to Rennes

117€ - 343€

Train, train to Southend, fly to Rennes  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Calais Frethun to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS

125€ - 565€

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Lorient  •  6h 55m

  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 Lorient (LRT) CDG - LRT
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lorient to Gare de Rennes

166€ - 622€

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Rennes is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Rennes is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Calais, Calais Ferry and arriving at Rennes via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Rennes via Calais Frethun, Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Calais and Rennes is 406 km. The road distance is 527 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Rennes without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 39m and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Calais to Rennes, including transfers.

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Calais to Rennes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais, Calais Ferry station.

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

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The best way to get from Calais to Rennes is to train via Paris which takes 5h 39m and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 9h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 405.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Calais to Rennes via Calais Frethun, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 5h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Rennes via Paris, Paris and Paris, Gallieni in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 420€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 460€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Frethun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
Train from Lille Flandres to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 130€
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
28€ - 33€
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lorient to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 20€
1st Class
26€ - 28€
Train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Paris Gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 20€
1st Class
27€ - 29€
Train from Gare de Lorient to Gare de Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
43€ - 47€
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais Frethun to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
100€ - 140€
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 27€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais, Calais Ferry to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles to Rennes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Calais to Rennes bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Rennes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Rennes is 527 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Calais to Rennes.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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