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There are 6 ways to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc by train, car, car ferry, bus, car train 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  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Brieuc Tgv

$195 - $384

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Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Saint-Brieuc

$77 - $153

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Bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 702
  4. Take the bus from Gare de Rennes to Gare de St-Brieuc

$79 - $125

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Saint-Brieuc

$274 - $331

Train, train to Southend, fly to Rennes  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Rennes (RNS) SEN - RNS
  4. Take the train from Rennes to St-Brieuc

$103 - $269

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to St-Brieuc

$115 - $289

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc is to drive and car ferry which costs £55 - £120 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £210 - £260 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Gare de St-Brieuc via London, Paris, Paris and Gare de Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 20 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Saint-Brieuc is 176 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc without a car is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £140 - £300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc bus services, operated by National Express, depart from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc is to train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs £140 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 19 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Gare de St-Brieuc station.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Saint-Brieuc, France?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Saint-Brieuc via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Rennes, and Gare de Rennes in around 19 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Rennes to St-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
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 Rennes to St-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.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
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$29 - $40
Car
$55 - $80

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Saint-Brieuc is 1 h ahead of Portsmouth. It is currently 8:21 AM in Portsmouth and 9:21 AM in Saint-Brieuc.

Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Saint-Brieuc. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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