There are 11 ways to get from Rennes to London by train, bus, ferry, car ferry, car, 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 6 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

$151 - $324

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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

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Bus, ferry, car ferry, train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes - République to Dinard - Le Gallic 7
  2. Take the ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  4. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
  5. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo

$127 - $177

Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris N702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$65 - $113

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 52 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

$257 - $296

Fly Rennes to London Heathrow  •  6 h 24 min

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

$108 - $542

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 41 min

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

$76 - $246

Fly Rennes to Southampton, train  •  4 h 54 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 Luton, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Luton (LTN) NTE - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$97 - $320

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 12 min

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

$96 - $268

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to London is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to London is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 170€ 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 14 h 15 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 6 min and costs 120€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 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 6 min and costs 120€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 14 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 460€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 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 6 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 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to London via Paris, Paris in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Nantes to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Rennes to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
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
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Poole to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$172
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
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Rennes - République to Dinard - Le Gallic
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
illenoo-services.fr
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
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
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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London is 1 h behind Rennes. It is currently 1:18 AM in Rennes and 12:18 AM in London.

Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and two 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 8397+ 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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