There are 13 ways to get from London to Vannes by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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  •  6 h 54 min

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

$194 - $300

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Bus  •  16 h 25 min

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

$34 - $47

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  7 h 29 min

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

$175 - $361

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 35 min

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

$91 - $143

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 57 min

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

$86 - $173

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 46 min

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

$272 - $324

Fly London Heathrow to Nantes, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nantes (NTE) LHR - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Redon
  3. Take the train from Redon to Vannes

$132 - $637

Train to Southend, fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 23 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 Vannes

$80 - $234

Fly London Gatwick to Nantes, train  •  7 h 28 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 Vannes

$86 - $255

Fly London Stansted to Dinard, train  •  7 h 55 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 Vannes

$107 - $437

Train to Southampton, fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 7 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 Vannes

$137 - $477

Train to London Luton, fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h

  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 Vannes

$113 - $343

Fly London Stansted to Nantes, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nantes (NTE) STN - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Redon
  3. Take the train from Redon to Vannes

$95 - $335

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Vannes. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Vannes via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Vannes. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Vannes via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between London and Vannes is 293 miles.

The best way to get from London to Vannes without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from London to Vannes, including transfers.

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

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London to Vannes train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Vannes is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Vannes.
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  • Distance: 292.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from London to Vannes via Lille Europe Eurostar and Lille Europe in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Vannes via Paris Centre - Bercy in around 16 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
Flights from London Stansted to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Vannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Redon to Vannes
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$28 - $34
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Nantes to Redon
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Redon to Vannes
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
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
10 h 5 min
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 Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Vannes
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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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Vannes is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:00 AM in London and 11:00 AM in Vannes.

London to Vannes train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Vannes station.

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British Airways and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nantes Airport.

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Book your London to Vannes bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 392+ hotels available in Vannes. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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