There are 10 ways to get from Rennes to London by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$150 - $323

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to London Ouibus

$35 - $55

8 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$76 - $152

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$258 - $297

Fly Rennes to Southend, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Southend (SEN) RNS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$55 - $198

Fly Rennes to London City  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to London City (LCY) RNS - LCY

$105 - $457

Train to Dinard, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo
  2. Fly from Dinard (DNR) to London Stansted (STN) DNR - STN

$85 - $403

Fly Rennes to Southampton, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Southampton (SOU) RNS - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

$107 - $432

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$76 - $245

Train to Nantes, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Stansted (STN) NTE - STN

$81 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to London is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 90€ - 400€.

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The distance between Rennes and London is 394 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Rennes to London, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at London. Services depart every four hours, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Rennes, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Rennes to London via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Rennes to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Rennes to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Rennes to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dinard to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $250
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
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
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 Rennes to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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