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There are 6 ways to get from Rennes to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Rennes to Barcelona  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Barcelona (BCN) RNS - BCN

66€ - 201€

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord 3841/2019 / ...

45€ - 120€

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Train to Nantes, fly to Barcelona  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Barcelona (BCN) NTE - BCN

63€ - 254€

Fly Rennes to Toulouse, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Toulouse (TLS) RNS - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Barcelona-Sants

98€ - 328€

Train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

151€ - 200€

Drive  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Barcelona 1086.6 km

130€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to bus which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Barcelona Nord. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Rennes and Barcelona is 807 km. The road distance is 1086.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs 150€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Rennes to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Rennes to Barcelona bus services, operated by Comuto Pro, depart from Rennes station.

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Rennes to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 200€ and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 807 km
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines and Air France fly from Rennes to Barcelona 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rennes to Barcelona via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 410€
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
Bus operators
Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
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 Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Rennes Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Rennes to Barcelona bus services, operated by Comuto Pro, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Rennes to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Barcelona is 1087 km. It takes approximately 10h 7m to drive from Rennes to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Rennes to Barcelona bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 3444+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 2€.

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