There are 7 ways to get from Rennes to Lisbon by car, plane, train, bus or night train

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Drive to Nantes, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Lisbon (LIS) NTE - LIS

48€ - 155€

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Fly from Rennes  •  7h 27m

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

85€ - 386€

Train, bus  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon 793

180€ - 269€

Bus via Tours  •  24h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Tours 1923
  2. Take the bus from Tours to Lisboa Oriente 320 / ...

77€ - 105€

Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios

160€ - 230€

Train, night train  •  22h 9m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

234€ - 318€

Drive  •  15h 14m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Lisbon 1616.8 km

200€ - 310€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to bus via Tours which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 24h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to drive and fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 3h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Lisbon Sete Rios. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 9m.

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The distance between Rennes and Lisbon is 1205 km. The road distance is 1616.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 10m and costs 180€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Rennes to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Rennes to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Rennes station.

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lisbon is to fly which takes 7h 27m and costs 85€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus via Tours, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 24h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1204.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

Vueling Airlines, Air France and nine other airlines fly from Rennes to Lisbon every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Lisbon via Tours in around 24h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 440€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Cork
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 90€
Rail 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rennes to Tours
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Tours to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Rennes to Lisbon bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 6:56 AM in Rennes and 5:56 AM in Lisbon.

Rennes to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Lisbon is 1617 km. It takes approximately 15h 14m to drive from Rennes to Lisbon.

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Transavia France, easyJet, Volotea and two other airlines offer flights from Nantes Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Book your Rennes to Lisbon bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 7123+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 2€.

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