There are 12 ways to get from London to Carnac by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, 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.

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Train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Auray Tgv

$207 - $313

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Bus  •  18 h 18 min

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

$38 - $52

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Auray, Auray - Pluneret N702

$103 - $156

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 19 min

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

$91 - $178

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 8 min

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

$271 - $323

Fly London City to Lorient  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lorient (LRT) LCY - LRT

$244 - $985

Train to Southend, fly to Rennes, train  •  9 h 26 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 Auray

$86 - $242

Fly London Gatwick to Nantes, train  •  9 h 44 min

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

$91 - $263

Fly London Stansted to Dinard, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dinard (DNR) STN - DNR
  2. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Auray

$114 - $446

Train to Southampton, fly to Rennes, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rennes (RNS) SOU - RNS
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Auray

$143 - $485

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Auray

$140 - $365

Train to London Luton, fly to Nantes, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nantes (NTE) LTN - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Redon
  4. Take the train from Redon to Auray

$118 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Carnac is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 18 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Carnac is to fly which costs £180 - £750 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Carnac. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Carnac via Paris City Centre - Bercy and Auray - Le Ballon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 18 min.

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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 8 h 53 min and costs £150 - £240.

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It takes approximately 8 h 53 min 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 8 h 53 min and costs £150 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 18 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs £180 - £750 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Lorient Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Carnac.
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  • Distance: 303.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from London to Carnac via Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Europe, Auray, and Auray - Le Ballon in around 8 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Carnac via Paris City Centre - Bercy, Auray, and Auray - Le Ballon in around 18 h 18 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London City to Lorient via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from London City to Lorient via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Lorient via Milan Linate, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Auray
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Train from Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Redon to Auray
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $39
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $27
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Auray
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$172
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 Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Redon to Auray
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Auray
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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 Lille to Auray, Auray - Pluneret
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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 Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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Carnac is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:37 AM in London and 11:37 AM in Carnac.

Alitalia, British Airways and Air France offer flights from London City Airport to Lorient Airport.

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There are 592+ hotels available in Carnac. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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