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There are 7 ways to get from Rennes to Thiers by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Clermont Ferrand
  3. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Thiers Ter

118€ - 195€

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Night bus, bus  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand Rennes > Laval > Le Mans > Tours > Clermont-Ferrand > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Grenoble - Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière to Thiers Mairie 1

21€ - 25€

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Train  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Angers St Laud Ter
  2. Take the train from Angers St Laud to St Germain Des Fosses
  3. Take the train from St Germain Des Fosses to Clermont Ferrand Ter
  4. Take the train from Clermont Ferrand to Thiers Ter

83€ - 184€

Bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 712
  2. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Clermont-Ferrand 724
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière to Thiers Mairie 1

38€ - 48€

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Rennes to Thiers 595.1 km

65€ - 100€

Fly from Rennes, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) RNS - CFE
  2. Take the train from Aulnat Aeroport to Thiers

117€ - 300€

Train to Paris CDG, fly, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) CDG - CFE
  3. Take the train from Aulnat Aeroport to Thiers

123€ - 518€

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Thiers is to night bus and bus which costs 21€ - 25€ and takes 11h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Thiers is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rennes to Thiers. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Thiers Mairie via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère and Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Thiers. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Thiers via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Bercy and Clermont Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Rennes and Thiers is 469 km. The road distance is 595.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Thiers without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 15m and costs 110€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Rennes to Thiers, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Thiers is to train via Paris which takes 8h 15m and costs 110€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Thiers.
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  • Distance: 468.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Rennes, France and Thiers, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France?

You can take a train from Rennes to Thiers via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Bercy, and Clermont Ferrand in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rennes to Thiers via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère and Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière in around 12h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
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
60€ - 80€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 75€
1st Class
65€ - 80€
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€
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 Paris Bercy to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Thiers
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Rennes to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Angers St Laud to St Germain Des Fosses
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 95€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from St Germain Des Fosses to Clermont Ferrand
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Aulnat Aeroport to Thiers
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 19€
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 Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
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 Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Rennes to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Transdôme
Phone
04 73 42 20 20
Website
puy-de-dome.fr
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand Gare Routière to Thiers Mairie
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
3€
Schedules at
puy-de-dome.fr

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There is no direct flight from Rennes Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Rennes to Thiers bus services, operated by Transdôme, arrive at Thiers Mairie station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Thiers is 595 km. It takes approximately 5h 38m to drive from Rennes to Thiers.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Rennes Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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Book your Rennes to Thiers train tickets online with Omio, Omio and two other operators.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Thiers. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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