There are 4 ways to get from Tours to Rennes 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 46 min

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

$56 - $74

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tours to Rennes Ouibus

$9 - $23

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Tours to Rennes 158 miles

$16 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Tours to Rennes 157.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Tours to Rennes is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tours to Rennes is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tours and arriving at Rennes. Services depart three times 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 Tours to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Tours and arriving at Rennes via Le Mans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Tours and Rennes is 195 km. The road distance is 252.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tours to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Tours to Rennes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Tours to Rennes is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 45€ - 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 Tours to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 121.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Tours to Rennes via Le Mans in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Tours to Rennes once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Tours to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Tours to Rennes
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 Tours to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times 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 Tours to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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