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There are 11 ways to get from Zwickau to Rennes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Fulda Bahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
  5. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Rennes Place de la Gare

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Rennes

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Rennes

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Rennes

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Rennes

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Rennes (RNS)

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly to Rennes

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Elsterwerda
  2. Take the train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Rennes (RNS)

Train, bus to Prague, fly to Rennes

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rennes (RNS)

Train to Leipzig, fly to Nantes, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Nantes (NTE)
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

Train, bus to Prague, fly to Nantes

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Nantes (NTE)
  4. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Rennes

Zwickau to Rennes by train and walk

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rennes is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Rennes is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Rennes is to bus which costs €60 - €110 and takes 23h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Zwickau to Rennes is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €70 - €300 and takes 10h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Rennes Place de la Gare via Nuremberg Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Rennes via Leipzig Hbf, Fulda Bahnhof, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Gare de l'Est and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 22m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Rennes is 1063 km. The road distance is 1273.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rennes without a car is to train via Paris which takes 12h 22m and costs €230 - €380.

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It takes approximately 12h 22m to get from Zwickau to Rennes, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Rennes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Zwickau to Rennes train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Rennes is to train via Paris which takes 12h 22m and costs €230 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €110 and takes 23h 35m.

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  • Distance: 1063 km
  • Duration: 12h 22m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Rennes via Leipzig Hbf, Fulda Bahnhof, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 12h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Rennes via Nuremberg Central Bus Station in around 23h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Flights from Prague to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Flights from Prague to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Prague to Nantes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Nuremberg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €1200
Flights from Prague to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Prague to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Prague to Rennes via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Rennes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rennes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€240 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Rennes via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Flights from Prague to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Prague to Nantes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leipzig to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Prague to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Fulda Bahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €90
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€250 - €440
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof/Ostseite to Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Zwickau Main Train Station to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Willy-Brandt-Platz
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
EuroClub
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Rennes Place de la Gare
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Union Ivkoni
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Zwickau to Rennes bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Rennes Place de la Gare station.

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Zwickau to Rennes train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Rennes is 1274 km. It takes approximately 11h 20m to drive from Zwickau to Rennes.

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Lufthansa, KLM and Air France offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Rennes Airport.

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