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

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

$23 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rennes to Nantes 66.5 miles

$7

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Nantes

$7 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Nantes 66.3 miles

$14 - $21

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Nantes. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rennes and arriving at Nantes. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Nantes is 100 km. The road distance is 106.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Nantes without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Rennes to Nantes takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Rennes to Nantes bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Rennes station.

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Rennes to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Rennes station.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Nantes is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h.

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Rennes to Nantes bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Nantes station.

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Rennes to Nantes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nantes station.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Nantes.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Rennes to Nantes every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Rennes to Nantes 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
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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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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Nantes is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Rennes to Nantes.

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

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