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There are 9 ways to get from London to Carnac by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Auray Tgv

$179 - $352

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Bus  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Vannes Ouibus

$39 - $59

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  17h 54m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Vannes N702

$103 - $162

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 5m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Carnac

$270 - $322

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 35m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Carnac

$131 - $190

Fly London Heathrow to Lorient  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lorient (LRT) LHR - LRT

$173 - $734

Train to Southend, fly to Rennes, train  •  8h 49m

  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 Gare de Rennes to Gare de Auray

$86 - $242

Fly London City to Rennes, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rennes (RNS) LCY - RNS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Auray

$137 - $502

Fly London Gatwick to Nantes, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Redon
  3. Take the train from Gare de Redon to Gare de Auray

$91 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Carnac is to bus which costs £29 - £50 and takes 20h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Carnac is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £200 - £250 and takes 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Carnac. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Ville - Illertissen via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Gare Routière and Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 1m.

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The distance between London and Carnac is 303 miles.

The best way to get from London to Carnac without a car is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs £130 - £270.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from London to Carnac, including transfers.

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London to Carnac bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Carnac is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs £130 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £50 and takes 20h 1m, you could also fly, which costs £130 - £600 and takes 8h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lorient Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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London to Carnac bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Vannes station.

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Map of how to get from London to Carnac.
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  • Distance: 303.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between London, England and Carnac, Bretagne, France?

You can take a train from London to Carnac via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, Auray, and Gare SNCF in around 8h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Carnac via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Gare Routière, and Gare SNCF in around 20h 1m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lorient via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from London City to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
APG Airlines
Website
apg-airlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lorient via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Auray
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Redon to Auray
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Gare de Rennes to Gare de Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Nantes to Redon
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Gare de Redon to Gare de Auray
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 Lille to Vannes
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Carnac is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:22 AM in London and 10:22 AM in Carnac.

APG Airlines, British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lorient Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Carnac. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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