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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château by bus, plane, train, car, night train, night bus, car train or car ferry

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Toulouse, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Toulouse (TLS) EDI - TLS
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne

79€ - 287€

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Carcassonne, bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Carcassonne (CCF) EDI - CCF
  3. Take the bus from Carcassonne - CAF to Montazels -Place St Anne

44€ - 154€

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Fly Glasgow to Toulouse, train  •  11h 10m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Toulouse (TLS) GLA - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne

87€ - 281€

Fly Glasgow to Perpignan, bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Perpignan (PGF) GLA - PGF
  2. Take the bus from PERPIGNAN - SANKEO Languedoc to Quillan -Sncf

77€ - 268€

Train  •  19h 11m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Carcassonne Ter / ...

445€ - 1200€

Train, drive  •  22h 54m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  4. Take the train from Sants to Puigcerdá R3
  5. Drive from Puigcerdá to Rennes-le-Château

Train, bus, night train  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne

286€ - 785€

Bus  •  37h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
  3. Take the bus from Irun to Carcassonne

153€ - 256€

Night bus, bus  •  37h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  3. Take the bus from Brussels South to Valence France
  4. Take the bus from Valence France to Carcassonne

97€ - 134€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 26m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rennes-le-Château

345€ - 451€

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 18m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Rennes-le-Château

269€ - 451€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rennes-le-Château is 800 130 000.

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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château is to bus and fly, which costs £35 - £140 and takes 8h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château is to bus and fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Montazels -Place St Anne via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Irun and Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 8m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Rennes-le-Château is 1512 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château without a car is to train which takes 19h 11m and costs £380 - £1,100.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château is to train which takes 19h 11m and costs £380 - £1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £130 - £220 and takes 37h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Carcassonne station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château.
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  • Distance: 1512.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Rennes-le-Château, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Nimes, Carcassonne, and Gare SNCF in around 19h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Rennes-le-Château via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, Irun, Carcassonne, and Gare SNCF in around 37h 8m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Marseille, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 330€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
22€ - 110€
Flights from Edinburgh to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Glasgow to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via London Gatwick, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Glasgow to Perpignan via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 700€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Nimes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Night train from Paris Austerlitz to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
90€ - 130€
Rail 1st Class
110€ - 170€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nîmes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 200€
Train from Nimes to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sants to Puigcerdá
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Scottish Citylink
Aude - liO Occitanie
Email
contact@laregion.fr
Website
mestrajets.lio.laregion.fr
Bus from Carcassonne - CAF to Montazels -Place St Anne
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Aude - liO Occitanie
Tarn Bus
Phone
+33 (0)806 990 081
Email
tarnbus@tarn.fr
Website
tarnbus.tarn.fr
Bus from PERPIGNAN - SANKEO Languedoc to Quillan -Sncf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€
Website
Tarn Bus
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
National Express
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Irun
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Irun to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Irun to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
iberocoach.com
Megabus UK
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Valence France
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Valence France to Carcassonne
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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Rennes-le-Château is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 4:15 AM in Glasgow and 5:15 AM in Rennes-le-Château.

Ryanair, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Rennes-le-Château. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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