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

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 Montparnasse  •  4 h 57 min

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

$142 - $164

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Bus  •  9 h 31 min

  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  •  5 h 52 min

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

$141 - $170

Train, bus  •  10 h 41 min

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

$46 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Rennes 329.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes  •  6 h 13 min

  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

$116 - $406

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 55 min

  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

$115 - $501

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 49 min

  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

$158 - $398

Eurotunnel, train, train to Southend, fly to Rennes  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  4. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS

$262 - $420

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Rennes  •  7 h 26 min

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

$190 - $678

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Rennes is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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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 9 h 31 min.

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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 5 h 52 min.

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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 4 h 57 min and costs 120€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min 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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Map of how to get from Calais to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 253.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Rennes via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Paris, Paris in around 9 h 31 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Greater Anglia
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
4 h 30 min
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
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com

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