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Montpellier to Rennes by train

It takes an average of 8h 59m to travel from Montpellier to Rennes by train, over a distance of around 410 miles (661 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Montpellier to Rennes and tickets for this journey start from $32.97 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 6m
PriceFrom $32.97
Distance410 miles (661 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
Departure stationMontpellier
Arrival stationRennes
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus

Montpellier to Rennes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Montpellier to Rennes for Thursday May 13th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
13:19 Montpellier St-Roch20:25 RennesTGV INOUI 9702 SNCF Get tickets7h 6m, 1 change
13:46 Montpellier St-Roch20:25 RennesTGV INOUI 9713 SNCF Get tickets6h 39m, 2 changes
13:55 Montpellier St-Roch20:29 RennesTGV INOUI 5500 SNCF Get tickets6h 34m, 1 change
14:52 Montpellier St-Roch21:20 RennesTGV INOUI 9864 SNCF Get tickets6h 28m, 1 change
17:20 Montpellier St-Roch09:05 RennesTGV INOUI 6210 SNCF Get tickets15h 45m, 1 change
18:25 Montpellier St-Roch09:05 RennesTER 76562 SNCF Get tickets14h 40m, 2 changes
19:07 Montpellier St-Roch10:25 RennesIntercités 4766 SNCF Get tickets15h 18m, 2 changes
19:11 Montpellier St-Roch12:25 RennesTER 86994 SNCF Get tickets17h 14m, 2 changes
06:28 Montpellier St-Roch14:07 RennesTGV INOUI 9898 SNCF Get tickets7h 39m, 2 changes
08:32 Montpellier St-Roch14:17 RennesTGV INOUI 5384 SNCF Get tickets5h 45m, direct

TGV and SNCF trains from Montpellier to Rennes

You can travel from Montpellier to Rennes on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Montpellier to Rennes

The price of train tickets from Montpellier to Rennes starts at $32.97 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Montpellier to Rennes by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Montpellier to Rennes

Want to know more about your journey from Montpellier to Rennes? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Montpellier to Rennes take?

The average journey time by train between Montpellier and Rennes is 8 hours and 59 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Montpellier and Rennes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Montpellier to Rennes is 6 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Montpellier to Rennes cost?

Train tickets from Montpellier to Rennes can start from as little as $32.97 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Montpellier to Rennes?

No, there are no direct train services from Montpellier to Rennes. Travelling from Montpellier to Rennes by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Montpellier to Rennes leave?

The first train from Montpellier to Rennes leaves at 00:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Montpellier to Rennes leave?

The last train from Montpellier to Rennes leaves at 10:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Montpellier and Rennes by train?

Trains travelling from Montpellier to Rennes cover a distance of around 410 miles (661 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rennes to Montpellier.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Montpellier to Rennes for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/13/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/17/2021 for travel on 06/17/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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