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There are 4 ways to get from Rennes to Tours by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Rennes to Le Mans Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Tours Le Mans - Tours / ...

$48 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rennes to Tours Ouibus

$9 - $23

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rennes to Tours 158 miles

$15 - $17

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Rennes to Tours 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Rennes to Tours is to rideshare which costs 13€ - 15€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rennes to Tours is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rennes and arriving at Tours. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rennes to Tours. However, there are services departing from Rennes and arriving at Tours via Le Mans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Rennes and Tours is 195 km. The road distance is 250.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rennes to Tours without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Rennes to Tours, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rennes to Tours is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Rennes to Tours.
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  • Distance: 121.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Rennes to Tours via Le Mans in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Rennes to Tours once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Ouibus also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Le Mans to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rennes to Tours
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rennes to Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rennes to Tours is 251 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Rennes to Tours.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Tours. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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