There are 4 ways to get from Nantes to Rennes by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$23 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nantes to Rennes 66.6 miles

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Rennes

$7 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Rennes 66.9 miles

$14 - $21

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nantes and arriving at Rennes. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nantes and arriving at Rennes. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Rennes is 100 km. The road distance is 107 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Nantes to Rennes takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Nantes to Rennes bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Nantes station.

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Nantes to Rennes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Nantes station.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Rennes is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h.

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Nantes to Rennes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Rennes station.

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Nantes to Rennes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rennes station.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Nantes to Rennes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Nantes to Rennes once a week. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Rennes is 107 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Nantes to Rennes.

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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 Nantes and Rennes. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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