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There are 11 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  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys

$162 - $206

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Bus  •  10h

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

$35 - $65

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Train  •  5h

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

$150 - $191

Bus, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lille
  2. Take the train from Tournai / Doornik to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

$46 - $83

Rideshare  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rennes to Brussels 411.1 miles

$49

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Brussels 411.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Rennes to Brussels  •  3h 56m

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

$116 - $573

Train to Nantes, fly to Brussels  •  5h 42m

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

$85 - $276

Fly Rennes to Paris CDG, train  •  4h 59m

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

$92 - $432

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Brussels  •  4h 50m

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

$124 - $367

Fly Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 3m

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

$132 - $332

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

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Brussels is to fly which costs 100€ - 500€ and takes 3h 56m.

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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 Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h.

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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 5h.

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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 4h 14m and costs 140€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m 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 inOui TGV, depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs 140€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10h, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 500€ and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 331.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Rennes to Brussels via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Saint-Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris-Nord in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rennes to Brussels 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Rennes to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $280
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
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
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurostar
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Tournai / Doornik to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
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
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
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
10h
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
7h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rennes Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Rennes to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Rennes to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Brussels is 658 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Rennes to Brussels.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Rennes to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1016+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rennes and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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