There are 13 ways to get from Rennes to Normandy by train, car, car ferry, bus, ferry, 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  •  7h 13m

  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
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£169 - £414

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Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 21m

  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 Guildford

£64 - £260

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Drive, car ferry  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
  4. Drive from Poole to Normandy

£79 - £112

Bus, train  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Lille, Europe 155 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£174 - £435

Train, car ferry  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Ter / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
  4. Take the train from Wool to Guildford

£159 - £269

Bus, ferry, car ferry, train  •  16h 58m

  1. Take the bus from République to Église N-D 70
  2. Take the ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey
  4. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
  5. Take the train from Wool to Guildford

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Normandy

£202 - £235

Fly Rennes to London Heathrow  •  8h 31m

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

£78 - £275

Fly Rennes to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 27m

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

£79 - £301

Train to Dinard, fly to London Stansted, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo
  2. Fly from Dinard (DNR) to London Stansted (STN) DNR - STN
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£73 - £217

Train to Nantes, fly to London Stansted, train  •  8h 9m

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

£73 - £185

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 1m

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

£131 - £274

Train to Nantes, fly to London Luton, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Luton (LTN) NTE - LTN
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£81 - £296

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Normandy is to drive and car ferry which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Normandy is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 6h 41m.

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The distance between Rennes and Normandy is 223 miles.

The best way to get from Rennes to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 180€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Rennes to Normandy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Normandy is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs 180€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 8h 31m.

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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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Normandy is 1h behind Rennes. It is currently 11:00 AM in Rennes and 10:00 AM in Normandy.

Lufthansa, Iberia, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Rennes Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Normandy.
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  • Distance: 223 miles
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Normandy, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Rennes to Normandy via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, St Pancras International, Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square, London Waterloo, and Guildford in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, Air France, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines fly from Rennes to Normandy hourly.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £250
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Calvi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Toulouse, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £310
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £330
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Nantes to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Cork
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dinard to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Nantes to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£90 - £430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rennes to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £310
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 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£55 - £65
1st Class
£60 - £70
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£26 - £31
1st Class
£21 - £25
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£60 - £80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£60 - £75
1st Class
£65 - £80
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £190
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £27
Train from Wool to Guildford
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £95
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
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 St Malo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£10 - £15
Rail 1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£17 - £24
Rail 1st Class
£25 - £40
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £14
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 Paris, Gallieni to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Eurolines FR
BreizhGo
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from République to Église N-D
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
BreizhGo
Ferry operators
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
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Poole
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Condor Ferries
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Dinard to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Website
Corsaire Ferry

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 2€.

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