Getting to Rennes :

  • Access by Highways


Rennes is 3 hours and 30 minutes away from Paris by motorway.

To find out how to get to Rennes from other cities in France and Europe, please visit the "Michelin" site: 


 - Some estimates (highway travel) 

Paris-Rennes: 3:45 hours, of which 3:30 on motorways 

Nantes - Rennes: 1:32 hours, of which 1:01 on motorways 

Bordeaux - Rennes: 4:59 hours, of which 3:51 on motorways 

Brussels - Rennes: 6:45 hours, of which 5:50 on motorways 

Toulouse - Rennes: 7:11 hours, of which 6:07 on motorways 

London - Rennes: 7:15 hours, of which 5:48 on motorways 

Lyon - Rennes: 7:19 hours, of which 6:42 on motorways



  • Access by train

Rennes train station is located in the city center.

Daily direct connections linking Rennes to Paris, Lyon, Nantes, and all major cities in France and Europe.


 - Some estimates (travel by train): 

Paris Rennes: 2 hours 

Nantes - Rennes: 1 hours 15 minutes 

Lyon-Rennes: 4hours 

Brussels Rennes: 4 hours 30 minutes 

London - Rennes: 6 hours


 For more information on schedules and fares for trains:



  • Access by plane

- Rennes Airport is only 15 minutes away from Rennes downtown:

Detour of Rennes, Exit No. 8, heading to St-Nazaire.

Access by roads D29 and D34, exit Parc Expo.



 Check the location of the airport in the city of Rennes on a map (Google maps) : 

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See the Rennes airport website :




  • Transfer :

If you are hosted by a family of S2F Association (partner of Langue& Communication), a member of your family host will pick you up at the airport.

If not, you can go to downtown Rennes by taxi or bus (bus number 57 takes you to the Place de la République in about 20 minutes). The bus ticket costs 1 euro and 40 cents.

Link to the buses and subways network in the city of Rennes 




  • Map of Rennes

To view or download the maps and plans of the city of Rennes: here


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