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Rennes to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 5h 12m to travel from Rennes to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 330 miles (531 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Rennes to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from $47.99 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 12m
PriceFrom $47.99
Distance330 miles (531 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train06:23
Last train19:35
Departure stationRennes
Arrival stationBrussels
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Rennes to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rennes to Brussels for Saturday Sep 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
21:35 Rennes09:17 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8746 SNCF Get tickets11h 42m, 1 change
06:23 Rennes11:01 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 9884 SNCF Get tickets4h 38m, direct
07:52 Rennes13:17 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8052 SNCF Get tickets5h 25m, 1 change
11:35 Rennes15:44 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8610 SNCF Get tickets4h 9m, 1 change
12:52 Rennes17:17 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8084 SNCF Get tickets4h 25m, 1 change
13:35 Rennes17:47 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8620 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change
14:35 Rennes18:47 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8622 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change
15:35 Rennes19:47 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8722 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change
16:35 Rennes20:47 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8628 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change
17:35 Rennes21:47 Bruxelles-MidiTGV INOUI 8088 SNCF Get tickets4h 12m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Rennes to Brussels

You can travel from Rennes to Brussels 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 Rennes to Brussels

The price of train tickets from Rennes to Brussels starts at $47.99 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 Rennes to Brussels 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 Rennes to Brussels

Want to know more about your journey from Rennes to Brussels? 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 Rennes to Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Rennes and Brussels is 5 hours and 12 minutes, with around 11 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 Rennes and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rennes to Brussels is 4 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Rennes to Brussels cost?

Train tickets from Rennes to Brussels can start from as little as $47.99 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 Rennes to Brussels?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rennes to Brussels without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Rennes to Brussels each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Rennes to Brussels leaves at 06:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rennes to Brussels leaves at 19:35. 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 Rennes and Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Rennes to Brussels cover a distance of around 330 miles (531 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Rennes.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rennes to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/25/2021. 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 10/04/2021 for travel on 10/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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