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Rennes to Madrid by train

  • First train
    06:35
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 10m
  • Distance
    871 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rennes to Madrid by train

Fast trains from Rennes to Madrid take around 12 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 871 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rennes and Madrid.

1. Are there direct trains from Rennes to Madrid?

Journeys between Rennes and Madrid usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Rennes to Madrid 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 17 departures.

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

The Rennes to Madrid train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Madrid is usually scheduled to depart Rennes around 06:30 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rennes around 06:50, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Rennes to Madrid train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half 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 Madrid by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rennes and Madrid?

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

  • AVE
  • FS100
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

Madrid 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.