La Rochelle to Rennes by train

  • First train
    05:27
  • Last train
    19:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m
  • Distance
    221 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from La Rochelle to Rennes by train

Fast trains from La Rochelle to Rennes take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 221 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between La Rochelle and Rennes.

1. Are there direct trains from La Rochelle to Rennes?

Journeys between La Rochelle and Rennes usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from La Rochelle to Rennes every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from La Rochelle to Rennes?

The La Rochelle to Rennes train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the La Rochelle to Rennes train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rennes is usually scheduled to depart La Rochelle around 05:29 and the last train is around 18:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves La Rochelle around 05:27, and the last at 19:51.

When to book La Rochelle to Rennes train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from La Rochelle to Rennes by train.

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Which train companies operate between La Rochelle and Rennes?

More than one train company operates on the route from La Rochelle to Rennes, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.