Rennes to Basel by train

  • First train
    06:35
  • Last train
    21:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 32m
  • Distance
    694 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rennes to Basel by train

Fast trains from Rennes to Basel take around 5 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 694 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rennes and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Rennes to Basel?

Journeys between Rennes and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Rennes to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Rennes to Basel train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Rennes around 06:35 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rennes around 07:35, and the last at 19:35.

When to book Rennes to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Rennes to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rennes and Basel?

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

  • Alleo
  • Lyria
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

Basel to Rennes by train

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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.