Car Hire Rennes Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsGare Sncf Acces Nord, Rennes, 35000. Tel: 0223421414
24-hour drop off
Rennes Train Station car hireWe make car rental easy, because we know you can’t wait to feel the freedom of the road and get the very most out of your stay. Wherever your travels take you, the keys are waiting for you to unlock the world.
You'll find the Rennes train station Avis car hire office on Place de la Gare.
Plan your trip from Rennes Train Station
The city of Rennes was rebuilt in after it was almost entirely destroyed by fire in 1720. It has a distinctly different feel to the rest of ancient Brittany. Stylish and lively, Rennes is the capital of Brittany and the gateway to France’s most northwestern region. Collect your Avis hire car from Rennes Train Station and discover the city for yourself.
A popular student enclave, Rennes boasts an air of youth with lively nightlife, plenty of cafes and an impressive restaurant scene spread around the city.
To learn more about the history and culture of Rennes and Brittany, visit the cultural centre of Les Champs Libres. It houses the Museum of Brittany, and the Espace des Sciences, which features a planetarium.
The Rennes’ medieval quarter is one of its top attractions. With ancient buildings and winding streets, the area is a joy to wander through. The 17th century Rennes cathedral is a must-see, inside and out. Its interior boasts striking neoclassical features. Be sure to explore the of shops and street side cafes on Rue le Bastard, which links the city’s main squares: Place de la République, Place Sainte Anne and Place de la Mairie.
Road trips from RennesRennes sits at the very heart of Brittany and from this lively city, all of this fascinating region is yours to discover. With your Avis hire car, you can tour in comfort and luxury.
The old capital of Brittany - Nantes - is approximately an hour and thirty minutes south of Rennes along the N137. Sitting on the banks of the River Loire, this ancient city was founded by the Celts and offers plenty of historical sights including the Château des Ducs de Bretagne (the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany), the gothic Cathédrale Saint Pierre and the Musée Jules Verne, a museum housing many 1st-edition books and handwritten manuscripts.
One of the most popular beaches along France’s Atlantic coast, La Baule-Escoublac is a two hour drive south of Rennes along the N137. With beautiful, white sands that stretch for 8km and gentle waves, La Baule is a great family destination. With its long promenade of resort facilities it is the perfect spot for a quick beach getaway.
With your Avis hire car, Brittany is yours to explore.
Driving rules in FranceWhich side of the road?
In France, please drive on the right side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a hands-free device. Do not use headphones or earpieces
- In towns and rural areas, on minor roads and where there is no clear indication of right of way, it may be prudent to give way to traffic coming from the right (“priorité a droite”)
- Bus lanes are reserved exclusively for buses, taxis and bicycles
- It is recommended that drivers use dipped headlights at all times
All speed signs will be in km/h.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailer:
- Urban areas: 50 km/h (31 mph)
- Rural areas: 90 km/h (55 mph)
- 4-lane expressways (rural areas): 110 km/h (68 mph)
- Motorways: 130 km/h (80 mph)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Be aware of changes to speed limits displayed on road signs due to adverse weather conditions
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 10 and weighing less than 36kg must be seated in appropriate child restraint
- Children weighing up to 9 kg must travel in a rear-facing car seat, in the back of the car only
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.