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There are 12 ways to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  6h

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

£163 - £401

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Bus  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Gallieni 6006
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£47 - £72

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Bus, train  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lille N702
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar Eil

£106 - £363

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London City Airport (LCY)

£197 - £227

Drive, car ferry  •  8h

  1. Drive from Rennes to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London City Airport (LCY)

£72 - £145

Fly Rennes to London Heathrow  •  7h 25m

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

£104 - £234

Fly Rennes to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to London Gatwick (LGW) RNS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

£123 - £532

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 25m

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

£66 - £250

Train to Dinard, fly to London Stansted, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Pontchaillou to St Malo
  2. Fly from Dinard (DNR) to London Stansted (STN) DNR - STN
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station

£66 - £286

Train to Nantes, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 51m

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

£70 - £163

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR

£114 - £315

Train to Nantes, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 9m

  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 to West Hampstead Thameslink

£77 - £190

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) station. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Rennes and London City Airport (LCY) is 248 miles.

The best way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 6h and costs 170€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 6h and costs 170€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15h 12m, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 260€ and takes 7h 25m.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 4:23 AM in Rennes and 3:23 AM in London City Airport (LCY).

Map of how to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 248.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Rennes, France and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a train from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Bank station, and Bank DLR Station in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) via Paris, Gallieni, London, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street, and Bank DLR Station in around 15h 12m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Toulouse, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £380
Flights from Nantes to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dinard to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £320
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £250
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 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £70
1st Class
£60 - £75
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£65 - £75
1st Class
£70 - £85
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£150 - £190
Train from Lille Europe to Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£70 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£17 - £25
Rail 1st Class
£25 - £40
Train from Pontchaillou to St Malo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£10 - £15
Rail 1st Class
£16 - £24
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
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 Rennes to Lille
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £35
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 Rennes to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 6244+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs 2€.

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