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

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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Fly from Rennes  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Lisbon (LIS) RNS - LIS

$122 - $322

Cheapest option

Train to Nantes, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lisbon (LIS) NTE - LIS

$81 - $266

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Train, bus  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios

$213 - $261

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Madrid
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Lisbon

$119 - $169

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Angers
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Lisboa Oriente

$161 - $248

Train  •  33 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar Hot / ...
  4. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  5. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$416 - $544

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios

$113 - $169

Drive  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Lisbon 1009.6 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rennes to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Lisbon via Madrid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Lisboa Santa Apolonia via Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, Vigo-Guixar and Porto(Campanha). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 19 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Lisbon is 1205 km. The road distance is 1615.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 28 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Rennes to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Rennes to Lisbon bus services, operated by Autocares Grupo Samar, depart from Rennes station.

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to fly which takes 8 h 4 min and costs 100€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 22 h, you could also train, which costs 350€ - 470€ and takes 33 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 752.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Lisbon, Portugal?

Air France, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Rennes to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Lisbon via Madrid in around 22 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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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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
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $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 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
$200 - $300
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
15 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Madrid to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
avanzabus.com
Auto Res Express
$56
Auto Res Normal
$51
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Angers
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
24 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Lisbon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Rennes to Lisbon bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Lisbon is 1 h behind Rennes. It is currently 8:51 PM in Rennes and 7:51 PM in Lisbon.

Rennes to Lisbon train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), arrive at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Lisbon is 1615 km. It takes approximately 15 h 14 min to drive from Rennes to Lisbon.

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Hop!, Transavia France, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Rennes Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 6280+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at $69 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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