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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes by plane, train, car, car ferry, ferry, bus or car train

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Fly to Rennes  •  1h 39m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rennes (RNS) SOU - RNS

$88 - $398

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Bus  •  17h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 702

$61 - $135

5 alternative options

Fly to Nantes, train  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE) SOU - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$75 - $267

Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$175 - $370

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  4. Drive from Saint-Malo to Rennes

$93 - $132

Train, car ferry, ferry, bus  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  3. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
  5. Take the bus from Eglise Notre Dame to République 7

$103 - $142

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rennes

$271 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes is to bus which costs £45 - £110 and takes 17h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes is to fly which costs £65 - £310 and takes 1h 39m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Rennes is 198 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs £130 - £290.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes is to fly which takes 1h 39m and costs £65 - £310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £290 and takes 7h 14m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £110 and takes 17h 42m.

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

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Rennes is 1h ahead of Southampton Airport (SOU). It is currently 1:12 PM in Southampton Airport (SOU) and 2:12 PM in Rennes.

Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 197.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Rennes, France?

Flybe flies from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Rennes via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7h 14m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Eglise Notre Dame to République
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Illenoo
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Dinard
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com

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