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Train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  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 train from Rennes to Dinan Ter

€233 - €819

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Drive, car ferry  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Dinan

€116 - €203

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 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  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rennes 792 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos 7

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11h

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dinan

€270 - €328

Fly Newcastle to Rennes, bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Rennes (RNS) NCL - RNS
  2. Take the bus from République to Place /Duclos

Fly Newcastle to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Jersey (JER) NCL - JER
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€140 - €431

Fly Newcastle to Nantes, train, bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Nantes (NTE) NCL - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Train to Durham, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Jersey (JER) MME - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard Cale Corsaire

€252 - €909

Fly Newcastle to Paris CDG, train, bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Paris CDG (CDG) NCL - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos

Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan by train

The train journey time between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dinan is around 32h 43m and covers a distance of around 1411 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 1m. Operated by LNER, Eurostar, TGV inOui and others, the Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan train service departs from Newcastle and arrives in Dinan. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
32h 43m
Fastest train time:
32h 1m
Train distance:
1411 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€233
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:02
Last train departs at:
08:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan train schedules

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  • 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.

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan is to drive and car ferry which costs £95 - £180 and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan is to fly and car ferry and ferry which costs £110 - £370 and takes 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and arriving at Place /Duclos via London, Lille, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Dinan via London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dinan is 726 km.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan without a car is to train which takes 11h 50m and costs £190 - £700.

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It takes approximately 11h 50m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan is to train which takes 11h 50m and costs £190 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan.
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  • Distance: 725.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 50m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Dinan, Brittany, France?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Rennes in around 11h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan via London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria, Paris Bercy, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Gare Routière in around 24h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €500
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €500
Flights from Newcastle to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Paris CDG, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Newcastle to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newcastle to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Flights from Newcastle to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Flights from Durham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Rennes via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €800
Flights from Durham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Newcastle to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Flights from Durham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Newcastle to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Durham to Jersey via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Newcastle to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €230
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newcastle to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Newcastle to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single
€140 - €210
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€220 - €330
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€5 - €8
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€55 - €85
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 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
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
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
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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
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 Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€10 - €15
Off-Peak Day Single
€13 - €21
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €29
Bus operators
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 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
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
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
Bus from République to Place /Duclos
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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
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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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 5m and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan bus services, operated by Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine, arrive at Place /Duclos station.

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Dinan is 1h ahead of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is currently 1:54 PM in Newcastle upon Tyne and 2:54 PM in Dinan.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Dinan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dinan station.

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Loganair, Eastern Airways, KLM and Air France offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Dinan. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs £1 - £4.

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