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Travel Information from Madrid to Rennes

distanceDistance539 miles (870 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £171 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or HOP!

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 539 miles (870 km) from Madrid to Rennes. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or HOP! Among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Rennes.

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Travel between Madrid, Spain and Rennes, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Spain enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rennes from Madrid?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rennes, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 28/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Madrid to Rennes.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Rennes, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Rennes?

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Rennes here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Rennes from Madrid. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Madrid to Rennes, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rennes:

A ferry journey is usually £90 less than a journey to Rennes by coach, which costs on average £90 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £171 less than a flight, which costs on average £171 for this journey.

A ferry is generally £5 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £5 from Madrid to Rennes.

The fastest way to get to Rennes from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

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

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The distance from Madrid to Rennes is approximately 539 miles (870 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Rennes is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Rennes:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Rennes, Gare Routière.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Rennes.
  • Most travellers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Rennes.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Rennes. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Rennes tickets on Omio for £90.
  • Travel with HOP! To go to Rennes by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Madrid to Rennes tickets on Omio for £171.

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Rennes with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Rennes with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Rennes with with direct flights per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rennes tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Rennes often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Nantes or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rennes and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £90 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £171 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £5 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid 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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