Rennes to Manchester

Whether it's for a Manchester United football match, a weekend away, an important business meeting, or if you're just flying home from Rennes, Flybe will get you there faster. Our direct flights from Rennes to Manchester take you straight to the heart of one of the UK's most vibrant cities in just a matter of hours, giving you more time to do what really matters to you.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Rennes (RNS) to Manchester Airport (MAN), take a look at our Flybe Timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, take a look at the Manchester to Rennes page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know.
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Getting to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS)

Located just over 5 miles from the centre of Rennes, driving to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport should take you under 20 minutes. It's also easy to get there by bus, with services to take you straight to the terminal building for your flight to Manchester from Rennes with Flybe.


There are three car parks at Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport that are available for Short Stay and Long Stay parking. If you need to choose a Long Stay option for three days or more, you will get a better rate when you book your parking online before you arrive.

Passengers can be dropped off in the designated drop-off zones in front of the terminal building at the airport, as long as the driver of the vehicle remains at the wheel.

By bus

The number 57 bus from Rennes Republique Station runs to and from Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport every day of the week, including on bank holidays and weekends, and the journey typically takes about 20 minutes. You can find details of travel times on the STAR website.

By train

To get to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport by train, you need to get the train to Gare de Rennes in the city centre, and then take a bus or taxi to the airport.


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Rennes Airport Departures (Rennes-Saint-Jacques)

At a glance:

  • 5 miles from city centre
    Under 20 minutes' drive in normal traffic
  • Public transport
    Buses to the city centre run to/from the terminal building
  • Taxi stand
  • Unlimited free WiFi throughout
  • Snack bar, restaurant and shop
    In the terminal building
  • Bookable private lounge
    On the first floor

Check-in and bag drop at Rennes Airport

Before your flight from Rennes to Manchester with Flybe, we would recommend that you check-in online wherever possible. If you’re unable to do so, you can also check-in and collect your boarding pass at the airport free of charge. Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

Facilities before Security

  • Newsagent
  • Café and restaurant

Facilities after Security

  • Bar, cafés and restaurant


  • Duty Free

To find out more, visit our dedicated flights from Rennes page and browse other available routes.


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Manchester Airport Arrivals

When you arrive on your flight from Rennes to Manchester with Flybe, our Manchester Airport Arrivals page has all the information you need on getting from Manchester Airport to Manchester city centre, or your onward destination. To find out more, visit our dedicated Manchester Airport information page or browse other options for flights to Manchester.


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Visiting Manchester

If you're staying in Manchester after arriving on flights from Rennes with Flybe, take a look at our Visiting Manchester page for great tips on where to stay and eat in Manchester, as well as how to make the most of your visit, even if you've only a few hours to spare.


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Doing business in Manchester

You'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the business facilities in Manchester, from top-notch conference facilities to a wide range of meeting rooms and ways to spend your down time. To find our tips on making the most of your business trip to Manchester, head over to our Business in Manchester page to find out more.