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About the train journey from Rennes to Nice

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The train from Rennes to Nice usually takes 12 hours 14 minutes on average to travel 847 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 8 hours 22 minutes. You can expect to find 13 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Rennes and Nice, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Nice.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Rennes to Nice in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $38.76.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Nice, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Rennes to Nice by train

It takes an average of 12h 14m to travel from Rennes to Nice by train, over a distance of around 526 miles (847 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Rennes to Nice and tickets for this journey start from $38.76 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 22m
PriceFrom $38.76
Distance526 miles (847 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:32
Last train21:35
Departure stationRennes
Arrival stationNice
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus

Rennes to Nice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rennes to Nice for Tuesday Dec 20th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:35 14:57 8h 22m, 1 change
07:35 18:37 11h 2m, 2 changes
08:35 18:37 10h 2m, 2 changes
08:35 18:58 10h 23m, 1 change
12:35 20:59 8h 24m, 1 change
12:35 22:00 9h 25m, 1 change
16:30 07:36 15h 6m, 2 changes
16:35 07:36 15h 1m, 2 changes
16:35 08:08 15h 33m, 1 change
17:35 08:08 14h 33m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Rennes to Nice

The price of train tickets from Rennes to Nice starts at $38.76 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 Nice 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 Nice

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

The average journey time by train between Rennes and Nice is 12 hours and 14 minutes, with around 13 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 Nice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rennes to Nice is 8 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Rennes to Nice cost?

Train tickets from Rennes to Nice can start from as little as $38.76 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 Nice?

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

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

The first train from Rennes to Nice leaves at 05:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rennes to Nice 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 Nice by train?

Trains travelling from Rennes to Nice cover a distance of around 526 miles (847 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Nice to Rennes.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rennes to Nice for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/20/2022. 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 12/06/2022 for travel on 12/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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