There are 9 ways to get from Geneva 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 Gare de Lyon  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$192 - $216

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris N799 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 1772 / ...

$52 - $87

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Rennes Tgv

$183 - $218

Train, bus  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Rennes

$62 - $123

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rennes 529 miles

$110 - $170

Train to Lyon, fly to Rennes  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rennes (RNS) LYS - RNS

$96 - $378

Fly Geneva to Rennes  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rennes (RNS) GVA - RNS

$88 - $290

Fly Geneva to Nantes, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nantes (NTE) GVA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$87 - $305

Train to Lyon, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) LYS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$105 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rennes is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rennes is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 370 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Rennes via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Rennes via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Rennes is 628 km. The road distance is 846.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Geneva to Rennes, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Rennes train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rennes is to train which takes 6 h 27 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 12 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 280 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 392.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Rennes via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare Montparnasse, and Paris Montparnasse in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Rennes via Paris, Paris in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Geneva to Rennes via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Bus operators
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 Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lyon to Rennes
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rennes is 846 km. It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to drive from Geneva to Rennes.

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easyJet, Hop! and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Rennes Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Rennes bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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