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There are 11 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.

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Train  •  5 h 5 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 - $322

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Bus Ouibus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$41 - $57

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris 1772 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700

$65 - $107

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Rennes to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London

$78 - $173

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

$256 - $295

Fly Rennes to London Heathrow  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to London Heathrow (LHR) RNS - LHR

$138 - $512

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

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 43 min

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

$76 - $240

Train to Dinard, fly to London Stansted  •  5 h 28 min

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

$85 - $402

Train to Nantes, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 7 min

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

$81 - $290

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Massy TGV
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY

$170 - $1,496

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to London is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to London is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rennes to London. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at London via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rennes and London is 394 km.

The best way to get from Rennes to London without a car is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 130€ - 280€.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to London is to train which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 130€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 450€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Rennes to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to London.
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  • Distance: 246 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to London via Paris, Paris in around 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Southampton, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Cork
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dinard to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Rennes to Massy TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
$171
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.

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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
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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London is 1 h behind Rennes. It is currently 5:03 AM in Rennes and 4:03 AM in London.

Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Rennes Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Rennes to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 8594+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 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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