There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Rennes by train, bus, rideshare, car 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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$70 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Rennes Ouibus / ...

$12 - $35

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Rennes 217.1 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Rennes 217 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Paris CDG to Rennes  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS

$64 - $324

Fly Paris CDG to Nantes, train  •  5 h 26 min

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

$88 - $309

Fly Paris Orly to Nantes, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nantes (NTE) ORY - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$86 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rennes is to bus which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Rennes is to train which costs 60€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Rennes. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Montparnasse and arriving at Rennes. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Paris and Rennes is 308 km. The road distance is 347.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 60€ - 70€.

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The train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Paris to Rennes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Rennes train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Montparnasse station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rennes is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 60€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 192.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Rennes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Rennes 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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