There are 8 ways to get from London to Cancale by train, bus, car ferry, ferry, car, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  2. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$183 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Rennes Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Saint-Malo Ouibus

$30 - $42

6 alternative options

Bus via Caen  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Saint-Malo 772

$31 - $45

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Cancale

$95 - $223

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Cancale

$73 - $148

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cancale

$253 - $295

Fly London Stansted to Dinard  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dinard (DNR) STN - DNR

$86 - $405

Train to Southend, fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo

$75 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cancale is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cancale is to fly which costs £65 - £310 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between London and Cancale is 211 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from London to Cancale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Cancale. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Cancale Eglise via Rennes, Saint-Malo Intra Muros and Paramé Mairie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Cancale, France?

You can take a train from London to Cancale via Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, Rennes, St Malo, and Saint-Malo Gares in around 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Cancale via Rennes, Saint-Malo, Saint-Malo Intra Muros, and Paramé Mairie in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dinard
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $250
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Rennes
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rennes to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Caen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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 Caen to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $60
Car
$95 - $160
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Cancale
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com

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