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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Lorient by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient Tgv

€85 - €110

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lorient N702 / ...

€25 - €31

7 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Lorient 498.7 km

€31 - €33

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Lorient 499.6 km

€55 - €80

Fly Paris CDG to Nantes, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nantes (NTE) CDG - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Lorient

€96 - €330

Fly Paris Orly to Quimper, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Quimper (UIP) ORY - UIP
  2. Take the train from Quimper to Lorient

€116 - €337

Fly Paris CDG to Rennes, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lorient

€102 - €712

Fly Paris CDG to Brest, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brest (BES) CDG - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest to Lorient

€100 - €237

Fly Paris Orly to Brest, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brest (BES) ORY - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest to Lorient

€66 - €261

Paris to Lorient by train

The train journey time between Paris and Lorient is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 534 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 50m. Operated by TGV inOui, the Paris to Lorient train service departs from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arrives in Lorient. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 10m
Fastest train time:
2h 50m
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€85
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:53
Last train departs at:
21:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Lorient train schedules

Paris → Lorient
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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Lorient is to bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Lorient is to train which costs €85 - €110 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Lorient. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Lorient. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Paris and Lorient is 441 km. The road distance is 499.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lorient without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs €85 - €110.

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The train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient takes 3h 2m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Paris to Lorient bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Lorient train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lorient is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs €85 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 7h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lorient.
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  • Distance: 440.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lorient, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient every 3 hours. Tickets cost €85 - €110 and the journey takes 3h 2m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Lorient once daily. Tickets cost €25 - €31 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1300
Flights from Paris CDG to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brest
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €350
Train operators
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Lorient
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Quimper to Lorient
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €50
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 Nantes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Quimper to Lorient
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Brest to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Paris to Lorient
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Lorient
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€31 - €33
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Paris to Lorient bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lorient station.

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Paris to Lorient train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lorient station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lorient is 500 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Paris to Lorient.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Nantes Airport.

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Book your Paris to Lorient train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Paris to Lorient bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Lorient. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Lorient. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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