Travel Information

Vannes is a medium-size city (population approx. 50,000). It is located in Brittany, in the western part of France.

There are various ways to come to Vannes. The most simple is by train.

  •   By train

Direct TGV (High-Speed Train) from Paris Montparnasse to Vannes : 2h30 (14 per day)
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From Paris airports (Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, Orly) to Paris-Montparnasse train station : bus, subway, or taxi.

  • By plane

Nearest airports:

Lorient,  62 km
Paris (3 flights from Paris per day) and Lyon.
There are multiple options to finally reach Vannes from Lorient airport: 1. taxi from Lorient Airport to Lorient train station, then train from Lorient to Vannes; 2. taxi or shuttle taxi from Lorient Airport to Vannes; 3. rent a car at Lorient airport.

Nantes, 115 km
Various international connections: see destinations on the airport website.
Domestic connections: Ajaccio, Bâle-Mulhouse, Bastia, Bordeaux, Caen, Calvi, , Figari, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice Paris Orly, Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle, Pau, Perpignan, Strasbourg, Toulouse.
There are multiple options to finally reach Vannes from Nantes airport: 1. shuttle bus from Nantes Airport to Nantes train station, then train from Nantes to Vannes; 2. taxi or shuttle taxi (several companies: Navairport, Express airport, etc.) from Nantes Airport to Vannes; 3. rent a car at Nantes airport.

Rennes, 115 km
Various international connections: see destinations on the airport website.
Domestic connections:  Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Figari (Corsica), Lyon, Marseille, Metz, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Nice, Paris, Strasbourg, Toulouse.
There are multiple options to finally reach Vannes from Rennes airport: 1. bus or local train from Rennes Airport to Rennes train station, then train from Rennes to Vannes; 2. taxi or shuttle taxi from Rennes Airport to Vannes; 3. rent a car at Rennes airport.

  • By Car

Free highway between Nantes & Vannes, Rennes & Vannes, Quimper & Vannes: 1h15
From Paris to Vannes (full highway): 4h30-5h
From Bordeaux to Vannes (full highway): 4h10-4h40