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There are 10 ways to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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

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

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Fly Rennes to London Gatwick, train

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

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Versailles-Chantiers
  2. Take the train from Versailles Chantiers to Bibliotheque F. Mitterrand
  3. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria

Drive, Eurotunnel

  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)

Drive, car ferry

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

Fly Rennes to London City

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

Fly Rennes to London Heathrow

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

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick, train

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

Train, car ferry to Jersey, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Pontchaillou to St Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey
  3. Fly from Jersey (JER) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Rennes and London City Airport (LCY) is around 7h 45m and covers a distance of around 517 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 38m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro, Eurostar and others, the Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) service departs from Rennes and arrives in London City Airport DLR Station. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 43m
Layover time:
3h 2m
Total time:
7h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 38m
Journey distance:
517 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£159
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) train, walk and subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive and car ferry which costs €95 - €140 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which costs €180 - €440 and takes 6h.

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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 €180 - €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 €180 - €440. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €130 - €380 and takes 6h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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London City Airport (LCY) is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 8:30 PM in Rennes and 7:30 PM 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, Air France, KLM and two other airlines fly from Rennes to London City Airport (LCY) 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rennes to London City via Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Rennes to London City via Paris CDG, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £410
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Flights from Jersey to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £270
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Flights from Rennes to London City via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £360
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £200
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £200
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
£50 - £70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£50 - £65
1st Class
£55 - £70
Train from Rennes to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£50 - £65
1st Class
£55 - £70
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£32 - £37
1st Class
£29 - £35
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£70 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £140
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Versailles Chantiers to Bibliotheque F. Mitterrand
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Transilien
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 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
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 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.

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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
£16 - £35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£16 - £23
Rail 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Pontchaillou to St Malo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£9 - £14
Rail 1st Class
£15 - £23
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
£24 - £29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lille
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators

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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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easyJet, British Airways, KLM and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to London City Airport.

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