How to Reach Rennes - The Easiest Way to Reach Rennes


  • By Air: Rennes Brittany Airport, which is about 7kms away from the city operates flights to several destinations including Southampton, Belfast, Birmingham, Exeter, Dublin and Cork. You can reach the city from the airport through a public bus service.
  • By Train: Gare de Rennes has frequent TGV services to Paris (Gare Montparnasse). There are also direct trains to Charles De Gaulle airport, Lille, Nantes, Brest, Quimper and several other regional cities.
  • By Car-Sharing: An affordable way to reach Rennes is through car-sharing (covoiturage) from several areas in Brittany.
  • By Bus: The city has a long distance bus station that runs buses to and from several French cities.


  • By Metro: A driverless Metro line runs through the city and has 17 stations.
  • By Bus: A 65 line bus network serves the city, thus becoming the most feasible way to get around the city.
  • By Bicycle: A bike sharing system with about 900 bicycles is available in the city. The rental is free of cost for the first thirty minutes and increases later on the basis of time. You can borrow a bicycle at one station and return it at any other bike renting station in the city.
  • By Car: Driving in cars is a feasible way to get around various sightseeing places in Rennes and its neighbourhood. There are several paid and free parking centres scattered all over the city.

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Modes of Transportation in Rennes

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Rennes. The most preferred mode of transport in Rennes is Car.

Average distance: 7 km Average time: 25 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 25 min Overall average time for 7 kms 25 min

How to Reach Rennes from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Vern-sur-seiche to Rennes 11.47 km 11 mins
Thorigné-fouillard to Rennes 11.54 km 11 mins
Le rheu to Rennes 13.04 km 13 mins
Talensac to Rennes 27.49 km 27 mins
Fleury to Rennes 92.61 km 1 hour 32 mins
Nantes to Rennes 100.93 km 1 hour 40 mins
Laval to Rennes 101.31 km 1 hour 41 mins
St helier to Rennes 128.04 km 2 hours 8 mins
Saint peter port to Rennes 176.94 km 2 hours 56 mins
Kervignac to Rennes 177.98 km 2 hours 57 mins
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