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There are 10 ways to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or ferry

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Train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Dinan Ter

€322 - €696

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Drive, car ferry  •  10h 30m

  1. Drive from Newark on Trent to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Dinan

€90 - €165

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Train, bus  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos 7

Bus, bus and ferry via Paris  •  20h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 802 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rennes 792 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos 7

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen 713 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Rouen to Rennes 712
  5. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos 7

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Newark on Trent to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dinan

€243 - €289

Train to East Midlands, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Newark Castle to East Midlands Parkway
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Jersey (JER) EMA - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€204 - €489

Train to Birmingham, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Jersey (JER) BHX - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€181 - €695

Train to East Midlands, fly to Guernsey, car ferry, ferry  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Newark Castle to East Midlands Parkway
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Guernsey (GCI) EMA - GCI
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€197 - €453

Train to Manchester, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Jersey (JER) MAN - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€153 - €435

Newark on Trent to Dinan by train

The train journey time between Newark on Trent and Dinan is around 33h 41m and covers a distance of around 1211 km. The fastest train normally takes 33h 41m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, First Great Western Service, Great Northern and others, the Newark on Trent to Dinan train service departs from Newark Castle and arrives in Dinan. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
33h 41m
Fastest train time:
33h 41m
Train distance:
1211 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€279
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:14
Last train departs at:
07:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark on Trent to Dinan train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dinan is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dinan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dinan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan is to drive and car ferry which costs £75 - £150 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £200 - £250 and takes 8h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark on Trent to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Newark Castle and arriving at Dinan via Nottingham, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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It is approximately 520 km to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan.

The best way to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan without a car is to train which takes 11h 33m and costs £270 - £600.

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It takes approximately 11h 33m to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan, including transfers.

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Newark on Trent to Dinan train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Nottingham station.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Dinan is 1h ahead of Newark on Trent. It is currently 9:52 PM in Newark on Trent and 10:52 PM in Dinan.

Newark on Trent to Dinan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dinan station.

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Map of how to get from Newark on Trent to Dinan.
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  • Distance: 520.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 33m

What companies run services between Newark on Trent, England and Dinan, Brittany, France?

You can take a train from Newark on Trent to Dinan via Nottingham, London St Pancras International, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, and Rennes in around 11h 33m.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from East Midlands to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €450
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from East Midlands to Guernsey via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from East Midlands to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €450
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Manchester to Jersey via Newquay
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €1000
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from East Midlands to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Manchester to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €800
Flights from Manchester to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from East Midlands to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Jersey via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€30 - €60
Off-Peak Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€70 - €100
Train from Newark Castle to East Midlands Parkway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€7 - €22
Off-Peak Single
€12 - €17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€16 - €24
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€21 - €45
Off-Peak Single
€35 - €60
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€45 - €70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €90
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Dinan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
Phone
02 99 300 300
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €70
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Condor Ferries
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com

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