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Take the train from Rennes to London in 5 hours 55 minutes

If you want to travel from Rennes to London by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Rennes to London by train to take around 6 hours 39 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 5 hours 55 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 10 trains per day running on this route, which spans 395 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to London.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Rennes to London start from $82.75 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Rennes to London by train

It takes an average of 6h 39m to travel from Rennes to London by train, over a distance of around 246 miles (395 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Rennes to London and tickets for this journey start from $82.75 when you book in advance.

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Last train


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Journey time

5h 55m


395 miles (246 km)


10 trains per day


1 change


From $82.75

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Rennes to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rennes to London for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:35 12:30 5h 55m, 1 change
06:47 13:57 7h 10m, 2 changes
08:35 14:30 5h 55m, 1 change
10:35 16:30 5h 55m, 1 change
11:00 16:57 5h 57m, 1 change
12:35 18:30 5h 55m, 1 change
14:35 20:33 5h 58m, 1 change
15:35 21:30 5h 55m, 1 change
16:35 22:30 5h 55m, 1 change
20:35 08:30 11h 55m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Rennes to London

The price of train tickets from Rennes to London starts at $82.75 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 London 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 London

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

The average journey time by train between Rennes and London is 6 hours and 39 minutes, with around 10 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 London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rennes to London is 5 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Rennes to London cost?

Train tickets from Rennes to London can start from as little as $82.75 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 London?

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

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

The first train from Rennes to London leaves at 07:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rennes to London leaves at 21:35. 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 London by train?

Trains travelling from Rennes to London cover a distance of around 246 miles (395 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Rennes.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rennes to London for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 03/22/2023 for travel on 03/22/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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