There are 12 ways to get from Rennes to Brussels 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 via Paris Montparnasse  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha / ...

$161 - $204

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Brussels, Brussels-North station 712

$35 - $65

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...

$151 - $193

Bus Isilines  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris - Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North

$46 - $130

Rideshare  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rennes to Brussels 411.1 miles

$49

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Brussels 411.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Rennes to Brussels  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Brussels (BRU) RNS - BRU

$131 - $573

Train to Nantes, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Brussels (BRU) NTE - BRU

$100 - $277

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

$139 - $368

Fly Rennes to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Paris CDG (CDG) RNS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar

$117 - $422

Fly Rennes to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam (AMS) RNS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$132 - $332

Train to Nantes, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) NTE - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar

$116 - $516

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 42€ and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Brussels is to fly which costs 110€ - 490€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via Lille Europe Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Brussels is 531 km. The road distance is 658.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Rennes to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 130€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 490€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 331.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Rennes to Brussels via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rennes to Brussels 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
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 Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rennes to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Rennes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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