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Take the train from Barcelona to Rennes in 9 hours 41 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from Barcelona to Rennes by train to take around 13 hours 3 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 9 hours 41 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 5 trains per day running on this route, which spans 501 miles (807 km). You’ll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Rennes.

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 Barcelona to Rennes start from £146.53 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, 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!

Barcelona to Rennes by train

It takes an average of 13h 3m to travel from Barcelona to Rennes by train, over a distance of around 501 miles (807 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Rennes and tickets for this journey start from £146.53 when you book in advance.

First train

08:19

Last train

16:34

Departure station

Barcelona

Arrival station

Rennes

Journey time

From 9h 41m

Distance

501 miles (807 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £146.53

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus

Barcelona to Rennes train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Rennes for Tuesday 2nd July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:19 17:25 10h 6m, 2 changes
08:28 18:09 9h 41m, 1 change
12:25 22:09 9h 44m, 1 change
15:34 09:25 17h 51m, 3 changes
15:34 09:30 17h 56m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Rennes

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Rennes starts at £146.53 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 Barcelona 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Rennes is 13 hours and 3 minutes, with around 5 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 Barcelona and Rennes by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Rennes is 9 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Rennes cost?

Train ticket prices from Barcelona to Rennes can start from as little as £146.53 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Rennes?

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

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

The first train from Barcelona to Rennes leaves at 08:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Barcelona to Rennes leaves at 16:34. 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 Barcelona and Rennes by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Rennes cover a distance of around 501 miles (807 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rennes to Barcelona.

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