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

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Caen
  2. Take the train from Caen to 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 53 min

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

$90 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Rennes is to bus which costs 9€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 30 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 Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Rennes via Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 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 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 39 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. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rouen to Rennes via Caen in around 5 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Train operators
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Caen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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
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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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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 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 and Distribusion.

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The nearest airport to Rennes is Rennes (RNS) Airport which is 6.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Nantes (NTE) (106.3 km), Jersey (JER) (127.4 km), Caen (CFR) (148.8 km) and Guernsey (GCI) (161.6 km).

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There are 263+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $52 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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