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There are 8 ways to get from Rennes to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Rennes to Barcelona  •  4 h 35 min

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

$58 - $290

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Train to Nantes, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 7 min

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

$77 - $273

Fly Rennes to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$144 - $364

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 26 min

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

$118 - $319

Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave

$235 - $283

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Nantes Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona N721

$59 - $105

Bus ALSA  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona

$55 - $90

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Barcelona 679.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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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 Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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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 9 h 58 min and costs 200€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Rennes to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 50€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 250€ and takes 9 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 16 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 504.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Rennes to Barcelona 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rennes to Barcelona via Lyon Part Dieu in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rennes to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Rennes to Massy TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Bus operators
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 Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Rennes to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Rennes Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Barcelona is 1087 km. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Rennes to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Rennes Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3426+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to line 57 bus which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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