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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Binic by plane, train, ferry, car, bus, car ferry or car train

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Fly to Rennes, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rennes (RNS)
  2. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Fly to Nantes, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Nantes (NTE)
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Brieuc

Fly to Brest, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brest (BES)
  2. Take the train from Brest to St Brieuc

Train, ferry, drive

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth Harbour
  3. Take the ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo Port to Binic

Bus, car ferry, drive

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bond St to Plymouth Armada Bus Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  4. Drive from Roscoff to Binic

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Vannes
  4. Take the bus from Gare SNCF to Napoléon 1
  5. Drive from Napoléon 1 to Binic

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Binic

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Binic
United Kingdom → France
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International entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Health declaration required
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Binic is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Binic is 1 metre.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Binic is to bus and drive which costs £65 - £110 and takes 30h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Binic is to fly and train which costs £35 - £180 and takes 9h 36m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Binic is 818 km.

It takes approximately 9h 36m to get from Edinburgh to Binic, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Binic is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 8:31 AM in Edinburgh and 9:31 AM in Binic.

Loganair, Eastern Airways, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Binic. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Binic.
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  • Distance: 817.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 36m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Binic, France?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Binic. However, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Rennes, take the walk to Aéroport, take the bus to République, take the walk to République, take the subway to Gares, take the walk to Rennes, take the train to St Brieuc, take the walk to Gare Centre, take the bus to Centre-Les Champs, take the walk to ST BRIEUC Les Champs, then take the line 1 bus to Binic. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Nantes, take the walk to Aéroport, take the bus to Gare Sud, take the walk to Nantes, take the train to Rennes, take the train to St Brieuc, take the walk to Gare Centre, take the bus to Centre-Les Champs, take the walk to ST BRIEUC Les Champs, then take the line 1 bus to Binic.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Brest via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Edinburgh to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rennes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €220
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brest via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
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 Rennes to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €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
Train from Brest to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €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 Rennes to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
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
Train from Brest to St Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€40 - €55
Anytime Day 1st Class
€75 - €100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Bristol Bond St to Plymouth Armada Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €50
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
National Express
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Vannes
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Lille Bus Station Europe
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
BreizhGo
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare SNCF to Napoléon 1
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
BreizhGo
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth Port to Saint-Malo Port
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€35 - €50
Car
€85 - €120
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€30 - €40
Car
€65 - €100
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75

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