There are 8 ways to get from Lille to Rennes by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv

$120 - $140

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Rennes 712 / ...

$20 - $55

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Rennes 356.5 miles

$41

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Rennes 356.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Lille Lesquin to Rennes  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Rennes (RNS) LIL - RNS

$231 - $1,411

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS

$87 - $359

Fly Lille Lesquin to Nantes, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nantes (NTE) LIL - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$84 - $456

Train to Brussels, fly to Rennes  •  5 h 7 min

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

$164 - $628

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Rennes. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Rennes. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Lille and Rennes is 443 km. The road distance is 570.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs .

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The train from Lille Europe to Rennes takes 3 h 28 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Lille to Rennes train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lille Europe station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Rennes is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 276.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and Rennes, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lille to Rennes 4 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to Rennes once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
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 Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Rennes via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $230
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
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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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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
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
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 - $68
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
$50 - $70
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
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 Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Rennes
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Rennes is 571 km. It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to drive from Lille to Rennes.

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Air France and Hop! offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Rennes Airport.

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Book your Lille to Rennes train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Lille to Rennes bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lille and Rennes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lille to Lille Lesquin Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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