There are 6 ways to get from Quimper to Loire Valley 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  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Quimper to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Le Mans Tgv
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Tours Ic

$94 - $134

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Quimper to Laval Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Laval to Tours Ouibus

$18 - $25

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Quimper to Tours N724

$25 - $45

Rideshare  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Quimper to Tours 273.1 miles

$32

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Quimper to Loire Valley 273.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Quimper (UIP) to Paris Orly (ORY) UIP - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$124 - $458

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The cheapest way to get from Quimper to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quimper to Loire Valley is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Quimper and arriving at Tours. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Quimper to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Quimper and arriving at Tours via Rennes and Le Mans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Quimper and Loire Valley is 366 km. The road distance is 438.3 km.

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The best way to get from Quimper to Loire Valley without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Quimper to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Quimper to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Quimper station.

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Quimper to Loire Valley train services, operated by TGV, depart from Quimper station.

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The best way to get from Quimper to Loire Valley is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Quimper Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Quimper to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Map of how to get from Quimper to Loire Valley.
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  • Distance: 228.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Quimper, France and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Quimper to Loire Valley via Rennes, Le Mans, and Tours in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Quimper to Loire Valley once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 29 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Quimper to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Quimper to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Quimper to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Le Mans to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
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 Quimper to Tours
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Quimper to Laval
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Laval to Tours
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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 Quimper to Tours
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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