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

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  4h 46m

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

$141 - $163

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Bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 1772 / ...

$31 - $50

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Train  •  5h 52m

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

$141 - $169

Train, bus  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rennes

$46 - $84

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Calais to Rennes 329.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Brussels, fly to Rennes  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rennes (RNS) BRU - RNS

$184 - $696

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS

$115 - $405

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Nantes, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nantes (NTE) ORY - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$156 - $397

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, train  •  7h 50m

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

$113 - $500

Train, train to Southend, fly to Rennes  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS

$105 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Rennes is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Rennes is to train which costs 120€ - 150€ 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 and arriving at Rennes via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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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 Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Calais and Rennes is 406 km. The road distance is 526.8 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Calais to Rennes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Calais to Rennes is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs 120€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 253.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

You can take a train from Calais to Rennes via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Rennes via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Paris, Paris in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
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 Calais to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Rennes is 527 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Calais to Rennes.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Brussels Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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