There are 5 ways to get from Rennes to Étretat by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Breaute Beuzeville Ter

98€ - 148€

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Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Rouen, Rouen 712
  2. Take the bus from Rouen, Rouen to Étretat, Etretat 762

24€ - 29€

3 alternative options

Bus via Caen  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Caen 712
  2. Take the bus from CAEN gare routiere to LE HAVRE: gare routière 39 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Mairie

Train, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Caen Ter
  2. Take the bus from CAEN gare routiere to LE HAVRE: gare routière 39 / ...

39€ - 73€

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Étretat 298.4 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Étretat is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Étretat is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rennes to Étretat. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Étretat, Etretat via Rouen, Rouen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Rennes and Étretat is 224 km. The road distance is 298.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Étretat without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Rennes to Étretat, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Étretat is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 7h 10m.

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Rennes to Étretat bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Étretat, Etretat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Étretat is 298 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Rennes to Étretat.

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  • Distance: 224.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

You can take a train from Rennes to Étretat via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Saint-Lazare, Paris St Lazare, Breaute Beuzeville, and Breaute-Beuzeville in around 6h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Étretat via Rouen, Rouen in around 7h 10m.

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 Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
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 Paris St Lazare to Breaute Beuzeville
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
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 Rennes to Rouen, Rouen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rouen, Rouen to Étretat, Etretat
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busverts
Website
busverts.fr
Bus from CAEN gare routiere to LE HAVRE: gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Busverts
Liaisons Routières Normandes de la Seine-Maritime
Phone
+33 2 31 06 98 98
Website
normandie.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Mairie
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Liaisons Routières Normandes

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