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There are 2 ways to get from Carnac to Pornichet by bus, train or car

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Line 01 bus, train

  1. Take the line 01 bus from Place Illertissen to Gare SNCF
  2. Take the train from Auray to Savenay


  1. Drive from Carnac to Pornichet

Carnac to Pornichet by bus and train

The journey time between Carnac and Pornichet is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 173 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 53m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 41m. Operated by BreizhGo and SNCF, the Carnac to Pornichet service departs from Place Illertissen and arrives in Pornichet. Typically 17 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 29m
Layover time:
3h 53m
Total time:
6h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 41m
Journey distance:
173 km
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carnac to Pornichet bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carnac to Pornichet is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Carnac to Pornichet is to drive. Taking this option will cost €12 - €18 and takes 1h 24m.

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The distance between Carnac and Pornichet is 66 km. The road distance is 107.1 km.

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The best way to get from Carnac to Pornichet without a car is to line 01 bus and train which takes 4h 29m and costs €23 - €60.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Carnac to Pornichet, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carnac to Pornichet is 107 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Carnac to Pornichet.

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Map of how to get from Carnac to Pornichet.
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  • Distance: 66.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Carnac, Brittany, France and Pornichet, France?

There is no direct connection from Carnac to Pornichet. However, you can take the line 01 bus to Gare SNCF, take the walk to Auray, take the train to Savenay, then take the train to Pornichet. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Pornichet.

Train operators

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
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Train from Auray to Savenay
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €35
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Bus operators
Bus from Place Illertissen to Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
44 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4

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