Rennes to Poitiers by train

  • First train
    05:36
  • Last train
    19:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 8m
  • Distance
    227 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 52m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rennes to Poitiers by train

Fast trains from Rennes to Poitiers take around 3 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 227 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rennes and Poitiers.

1. Are there direct trains from Rennes to Poitiers?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Rennes to Poitiers 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 Poitiers?

The Rennes to Poitiers train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poitiers is usually scheduled to depart Rennes around 05:36 and the last train is around 19:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rennes around 06:52, and the last at 19:52.

When to book Rennes to Poitiers 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 Rennes to Poitiers by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rennes and Poitiers?

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

  • Alleo
  • TGV

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.