How to travel from Barcelona to Rennes

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from Barcelona to Rennes

You can get from Barcelona to Rennes by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Rennes on Mar 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord23h05 08:35PMRennes
1 transfer
09:30PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord23h05 08:35PMRennes
1 transfer
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06:00AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord21h05 03:05AMRennes
1 transfer
08:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport16h35 12:55PMRennes
1 transfer
02:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport6h45 09:40PMRennes
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Rennes

distanceDistance500 miles (806 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 6 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 500 miles (806 km) to Rennes from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Rennes.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Rennes easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Rennes.

International travel from Barcelona, Spain to Rennes, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Spain?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rennes if traveling from Barcelona?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rennes, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 2/21/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Barcelona to Rennes.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from France?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from France?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Rennes.

There are 3 travel options from Barcelona to Rennes: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rennes from Barcelona is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rennes:

A flight is $75 (€67) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Rennes costing on average $78 (€69).

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $2 (€2) from Barcelona to Rennes.

The fastest way to get to Rennes from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 6 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Rennes can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 50 min.

Rennes is approximately 500 miles (806 km) away from Barcelona.

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Rennes is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Barcelona and Rennes as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Rennes:

  • Buses most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Rennes at Rennes, Gare Routière.
  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Rennes at Rennes.
  • Trains mostly depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Rennes.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Rennes, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Rennes by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Barcelona to Rennes for $78 (€69).
Your trip from Barcelona to Rennes doesn't have to end in Rennes. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Nantes or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, Nantes or Lyon to your Barcelona to Rennes tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rennes today!

Before traveling from Barcelona to Rennes, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $78 (€69) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Rennes tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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