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Train via Paris  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf Thalys

€187 - €374

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Bus  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Duisburg central train station N1320

€43 - €107

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Train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duisburg Hbf Thalys

€187 - €342

Train, bus  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Champagne-Ardenne TGV Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV to Düsseldorf central bus station 180

€168 - €330

Drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Oberhausen 883.7 km

€95 - €150

Fly Rennes to Dusseldorf  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) RNS - DUS

€132 - €279

Train to Nantes, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) NTE - DUS

€113 - €360

Fly Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) RNS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

€101 - €360

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS

€186 - €410

Rennes to Oberhausen by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Rennes and Oberhausen is around 8h 3m and covers a distance of around 960 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 5m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro, Thalys and others, the Rennes to Oberhausen service departs from Rennes and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 3m
Fastest journey time:
7h 5m
Journey distance:
960 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:34
Last service departs at:
21:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rennes to Oberhausen train, walk and subway schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Germany.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Oberhausen is to bus which costs €40 - €110 and takes 14h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Oberhausen is to train and fly which costs €180 - €410 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Nord and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Rennes and Oberhausen is 717 km. The road distance is 883.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Oberhausen without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 25m and costs €180 - €380.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Rennes to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Oberhausen is to train via Paris which takes 7h 25m and costs €180 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €110 and takes 14h 14m, you could also fly, which costs €130 - €280 and takes 7h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Rennes to Oberhausen train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 717.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Rennes to Oberhausen via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord, and Duisburg Hbf in around 7h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Oberhausen via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Duisburg central train station, and Duisburg Hbf in around 14h 14m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Rennes to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Rennes to Dusseldorf via Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
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
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Rennes to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Website
Thalys
Standard
€120 - €170
Comfort
€130 - €180
Premium
€180 - €250
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€85 - €120
Premium
€100 - €150
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rennes to Champagne-Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€140 - €250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
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 Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rennes to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Oberhausen is 884 km. It takes approximately 8h 12m to drive from Rennes to Oberhausen.

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Volotea, KLM, Eurowings and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Oberhausen. 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 28 min and costs €2.

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