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About the train journey from Strasbourg to Rennes

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The train from Strasbourg to Rennes usually takes 5 hours 41 minutes on average to travel 697 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 4 hours 6 minutes. You can expect to find 17 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Rennes, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with TGV or SNCF to get to Rennes – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Strasbourg to Rennes in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $35.00.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Rennes, 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.

Strasbourg to Rennes by train

It takes an average of 5h 41m to travel from Strasbourg to Rennes by train, over a distance of around 433 miles (697 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Strasbourg to Rennes and tickets for this journey start from $35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 6m
PriceFrom $35
Distance433 miles (697 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train05:56
Last train22:07
Departure stationStrasbourg
Arrival stationRennes
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, BlaBlaCar Bus

Strasbourg to Rennes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Strasbourg to Rennes for Sunday Nov 27th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:56 Strasbourg11:25 RennesTGV 9890 SNCF Get tickets5h 29m, 1 change
05:56 Strasbourg12:40 RennesTGV 9890 SNCF Get tickets6h 44m, 1 change
07:31 Strasbourg12:25 RennesTGV 5470 SNCF Get tickets4h 54m, 1 change
07:31 Strasbourg13:20 RennesTGV 5470 SNCF Get tickets5h 49m, direct
08:54 Strasbourg14:09 RennesICE 9568 Deutsche Bahn Get tickets5h 15m, 1 change
10:44 Strasbourg15:25 Rennestgv inoui 9576 Deutsche Bahn Get tickets4h 41m, 1 change
10:44 Strasbourg16:25 Rennestgv inoui 9576 Deutsche Bahn Get tickets5h 41m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Strasbourg to Rennes

You can travel from Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Rennes

The price of train tickets from Strasbourg to Rennes starts at $35 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 Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg to Rennes

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

The average journey time by train between Strasbourg and Rennes is 5 hours and 41 minutes, with around 17 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 Strasbourg and Rennes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Strasbourg to Rennes is 4 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Strasbourg to Rennes cost?

Train tickets from Strasbourg to Rennes can start from as little as $35 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 Strasbourg to Rennes?

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

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

The first train from Strasbourg to Rennes leaves at 05:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Strasbourg to Rennes leaves at 22:07. 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 Strasbourg and Rennes by train?

Trains travelling from Strasbourg to Rennes cover a distance of around 433 miles (697 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rennes to Strasbourg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Strasbourg to Rennes for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/27/2022. 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 10/06/2022 for travel on 10/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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