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There are 5 ways to get from Rouen to Rennes by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Rennes 712

$10 - $29

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Caen Caen - Rouen-Rive-Droite
  2. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Rennes Caen - Rennes

$63 - $94

Rideshare  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rouen to Rennes 194.3 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Rouen to Rennes 194 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS

$91 - $363

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Rennes is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Rennes is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rouen and arriving at Rennes. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Gare de Rennes via Gare de Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Rouen and Rennes is 251 km. The road distance is 310.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Rennes without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 9€ - 25€.

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The bus from Rouen to Rennes takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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Rouen to Rennes train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Rennes is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 9€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Isilines operates a bus from Rouen to Rennes once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rouen to Rennes via Gare de Caen in around 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $28
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Rouen, Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Rennes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Rouen to Rennes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Rennes is 310 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Rouen to Rennes.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Rennes Airport.

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Book your Rouen to Rennes bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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

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