There are 4 ways to get from Rennes to Lorient by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Lorient Tgv

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Lorient N702 / ...

$6 - $16

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Rennes to Lorient 94.3 miles

$9 - $12

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Lorient 94.8 miles

$20 - $30

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Lorient. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rennes and arriving at Lorient. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Lorient is 132 km. The road distance is 151.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lorient without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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The train from Rennes to Lorient takes 1 h 23 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Rennes to Lorient train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Lorient is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 30 min.

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

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Rennes to Lorient train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lorient station.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Lorient.
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  • Distance: 82.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Lorient, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Rennes to Lorient every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. SNCF also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rennes to Lorient twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
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 Lorient
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
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 Lorient
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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 Lorient
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Lorient is 152 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Rennes to Lorient.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Lorient. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rennes and Lorient. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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