There are 4 ways to get from Saint-Malo to Carnac by 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Auray Tgv

$50 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière 7
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Vannes 1772 / ...

$15 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Vannes Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Vannes to Auray 1 / ...

$45 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Saint-Malo to Carnac 112.9 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Carnac. However, there are services departing from Dinard - Le Gallic and arriving at Carnac via Rennes, Vannes and Auray. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Carnac is 142 km. The road distance is 180.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Carnac without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Saint-Malo to Carnac, including transfers.

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Saint-Malo to Carnac bus services, operated by Illenoo, depart from Dinard - Le Gallic station.

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The best way to get from Saint-Malo to Carnac is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Saint-Malo to Carnac bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint-Malo to Carnac is 181 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Saint-Malo to Carnac.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Carnac. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saint-Malo to Carnac.
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  • Distance: 89 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Saint-Malo, France and Carnac, Bretagne, France?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Carnac via Rennes, Auray, Auray - Gare, and Auray - Le Ballon in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Carnac via Rennes - Gare Routière, Rennes, Vannes, and Auray in around 7 h 24 min.

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 St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Bus operators
Communauté De Communes Auray Quiberon Terre Atlantique
Phone
02 97 29 18 69
Website
auray.fr
Bus from Vannes to Auray
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
auray-quiberon.fr
BreizhGo
Phone
+33 2 97 54 80 00
Email
contact@morbihan.fr
Website
transports.bretagne.bzh
Bus from Vannes to Auray
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
BreizhGo
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Dinard - Le Gallic to Rennes - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
illenoo-services.fr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rennes to Vannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Vannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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