How to travel from Rennes to Barcelona

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from Rennes to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rennes to Barcelona on Jan 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05AMRennes20h15 05:20AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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09:05AMRennes20h15 05:20AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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05:45PMRennes21h00 02:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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02:15PMRennes21h15 11:30AMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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01:30AMRennes22h15 11:45PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
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Travel Information to Barcelona from Rennes

distanceDistance500 miles (806 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $2 (€2) • 18 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $79 (€69) • 16 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 500 miles (806 km) between Rennes and Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 16 h 20 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 route are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rennes to Barcelona.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Barcelona 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 Rennes to Barcelona.

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23; 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 between Rennes and Barcelona.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Spain?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Rennes, France was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Rennes from Barcelona.

There are 4 travel options from Rennes to Barcelona: bus, ferry, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

A flight is $77 (€67) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Rennes to Barcelona costing on average $79 (€69).

Taking a flight is about $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this journey.

The fastest way from Rennes to Barcelona is by bus with an average journey time of 16 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 18 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 24 h 44 min   on average.

The Rennes to Barcelona distance is around 500 miles (806 km).

The average frequency per day from Rennes to Barcelona is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rennes to Barcelona:

  • You can go to Barcelona from Rennes by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $79 (€69) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Rennes to Barcelona on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Rennes to Barcelona with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barcelona as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barcelona from Rennes.

Looking to extend your trip from Rennes to Barcelona? Many Omio customers who go from Rennes to Barcelona usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Paris or Valencia from Barcelona, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Rennes to Barcelona, 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 is costing $79 (€69) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $2 (€2) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $6 (€5) one way.

But we recommend booking Rennes to Barcelona 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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