There are 9 ways to get from Rennes to Cologne by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$215 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris 1782 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 079 / ...

$46 - $82

7 alternative options

Bus Isilines  •  15 h

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

$67 - $144

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Cologne 522.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Rennes to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) RNS - DUS

$116 - $299

Train to Nantes, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NTE - DUS

$99 - $292

Fly Rennes to Brussels, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Brussels (BRU) RNS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$161 - $643

Fly Rennes to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam (AMS) RNS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf

$138 - $344

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 39 min

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

$93 - $293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Cologne is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Cologne is to train which costs 180€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Cologne is 697 km. The road distance is 836 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Rennes to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rennes to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Paris, Paris and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 435.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Rennes to Cologne via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Denfert-Rochereau, Denfert Rochereau, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Cologne via Paris, Paris, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $470
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
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 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 Rennes to Amsterdam via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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 Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
SNCF
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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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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 Köln
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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