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Fly to Rennes  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Rennes (RNS) OPO - RNS

€78 - €294

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Bus  •  26h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Tours
  2. Take the bus from Tours to Rennes BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€76 - €99

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Fly to Nantes, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Nantes (NTE) OPO - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

€78 - €514

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Paris Orly (ORY) OPO - ORY
  2. Take the train from Massy-TGV to Rennes

€131 - €352

Bus via Bilbao  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bilbao 786 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Rennes

€88 - €124

Train, night train  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes Tgv

€238 - €337

Drive  •  13h 44m

  1. Drive from Porto to Rennes 1452.9 km

€170 - €250

Porto to Rennes by train and night train

The journey time between Porto and Rennes is around 22h 45m and covers a distance of around 2089 km. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 4m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal and TGV inOui, the Porto to Rennes service departs from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arrives in Rennes. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 45m
Fastest journey time:
21h 4m
Journey distance:
2089 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€238
Carbon emissions:
110 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:21
Last service departs at:
20:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Rennes train and night train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rennes is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Rennes 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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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Porto to Rennes is to bus, which costs €75 - €100 and takes 26h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Rennes is to fly and train which costs €75 - €550 and takes 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Rennes via Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Rennes via Coimbra, Hendaye and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 52m.

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The distance between Porto and Rennes is 948 km. The road distance is 1452.9 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rennes without a car is to bus via Bilbao which takes 19h 15m and costs €85 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Porto to Rennes, including transfers.

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Porto to Rennes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Porto station.

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Porto to Rennes train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Rennes is to fly which takes 7h 27m and costs €75 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus via Bilbao, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 19h 15m.

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  • Distance: 948.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 27m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Rennes, France?

easyJet, KLM and six other airlines fly from Porto to Rennes 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Rennes via Bilbao in around 19h 15m.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €390
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Porto to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €460
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Paris Orly, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Porto to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €290
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Train operators
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 Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Massy-TGV to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€8 - €12
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€60 - €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 Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
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
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 Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Tours to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Bilbao to Rennes
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Tours
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
barquense.pt
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 Tours to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Porto Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 40m and has one stopover.

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Porto to Rennes bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Rennes station.

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Rennes is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 3:06 PM in Porto and 4:06 PM in Rennes.

Porto to Rennes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Rennes is 1453 km. It takes approximately 13h 44m to drive from Porto to Rennes.

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KLM, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs €1 - €2.

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