There are 9 ways to get from Rennes to Switzerland by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Rennes to Geneva  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Geneva (GVA) RNS - GVA

$80 - $277

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris - Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Zürich

$64 - $117

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Fly Rennes to Strasbourg, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Strasbourg (SXB) RNS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB

$152 - $714

Train to Nantes, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Geneva (GVA) NTE - GVA

$79 - $290

Fly Rennes to Lyon, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Lyon (LYS) RNS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève

$93 - $379

Train to Nantes, fly to Basel  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Basel (BSL) NTE - BSL

$94 - $320

Train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$193 - $228

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris N702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99 / ...

$68 - $118

Drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Zürich 599.7 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rennes and Switzerland is 758 km. The road distance is 959.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 7 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Rennes to Switzerland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Rennes Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Switzerland is 959 km. It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to drive from Rennes to Switzerland.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 647+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Rennes Airport is to line 57 bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 474 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Switzerland?

easyJet and Air France fly from Rennes to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rennes to Zürich via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $420
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Rennes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rennes to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Nantes to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Rennes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Nantes to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Rennes to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Rennes to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rennes to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Zürich
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch

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