How to get to Upper Brittany Ille-et-Vilaine?

How to get to Upper Brittany Ille-et-Vilaine?



By road
   By road


A11 : Autoroute Océane from Paris to Rennes (350 km)

31/2 hours - Toll Paris/Rennes: 28.80 €

A84 : Autoroute des Estuaires from Lille to Rennes (573 km)

53/4 hours - Toll Lille/Rennes: 32.70 €

There are no toll-roads in Brittany.



Ride from 18 € between Paris and Rennes


Car sharing




By train
  By train


Rennes is 11/2 hours from Paris with 29 TGVs daily leaving from Montparnasse:

Saint-Malo is just 21/2 hours from Paris with 3 direct TGVs daily without changing at Rennes.

Allow 23/4 hours to get to Redon from Paris without changing at Rennes.

Direct TGVs from Lyons, Marseilles and Lille:


Getting around Brittany is easy with the local trains (TER) that provide numerous links between the main Breton towns.


Ouigo offers at a lower price

Massy - Rennes (2 1/4 hours): 1 Ouigo train daily

Paris CDG2 airport - Rennes (3 hours): 1 Ouigo train daily

Lille (Tourcoing station) - Rennes (31/2 hours): 1 Ouigo train daily

Amiens - Rennes (33/4 hours): 1 Ouigo train daily.




By air
  By air


Rennes/Saint-Jacques Airport

Tel. 02 99 29 60 00 -

Rennes has regular flights all-year-round with 9 companies:

  • Hop
  • Air France
  • Aer Lingus
  • Flybe
  • Chalair
  • Vueling
  • Volotea
  • Iberia Express
  • Tui Fly

Rapid connecting flights are available to global destinations from Paris CDG, Lyons, Marseilles and Southampton.


Getting from the airport to Rennes town centre:

  • Bus line 57: 20 minutes to République stop (major bus and subway interchange). One bus every 20 minutes during the working week.

The closest bus stop is situated at the intersection of Joseph Le Brix and Jules Vallès avenues, about 300 meters from the airport.

  • By taxi : The taxi station is located in front of the arrival hall. A ride from the airport to the city centre costs around 18 € (day rate) to 20 € (night rate).


Dinard/Pleurtuit/Saint-Malo Airport

Tel. 02 99 46 18 46 -

Flights to Dinard from the UK and the Channel Islands:

  • London (6 to 7 flights weekly)
  • East Midlands (4 flights weekly)
  • Guernsey (4 flights weekly).




By ferry
  By ferry

Portsmouth - Saint-Malo (103/4 hours): One crossing weekly:

Guernsey/Jersey - Saint-Malo:




By coach
  By coach


Journey from 5 €, Rennes is served by several coach companies:

17 towns to Rennes: London, Paris, Le Mans, Nantes, Lorient, Brest, Quimper, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Saint-Brieuc, Guingamp, Morlaix, Lannion, Landerneau, Angers, Tours and Marmande.

18 towns to Rennes: Paris, Caen, Amiens, Lille, Vannes, Agen, Quimper, La Rochelle, Saint-Malo, Guingamp, Morlaix, Saint-Brieuc, Lorient, Brest, Toulouse, Nantes, Bordeaux and Rouen.




By bike
  By bike


Paris - Rennes:


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