Rennes-Saint Jacques Airport
Aéroport de Rennes–Saint-Jacques (RNS) - is one of minor airports, territorially situated in the region “Brittany”, department Ille-et-Vilaine. Airport is at a distance only of 6 km away from the city Rennes- the capital of the mentioned region.
Spot of history
Rennes-Saint Jacques Airport has been used as a military utility airport during the occupation in 1940s. Relatively undamaged the airfield was liberated under the German occupation by American intervention. Later on the airfield by military use was involved as a supply and maintenance depot for American aircraft and in the end was returned to local French authorities. Reconstruction works lasted for years and finally airport returned to its commercial and civil use.
Facilities and infrastructure of the Rennes Bretagne Airport
The airport represents the terminal building with entrances to reach check-in areas and arrivals facilities, departure area for boarding and departure lounges for both international and domestic gates. On the 1st floor you can find a VIP lounge living room with well-equipped workspace, printer, TV and much more at a charge of €12 (subscription for yearly entrance will cost €150). If you are a book lovers, on boarding area you can see “BOOK CROSSING AREA” and make your waiting time special while reading a book. All passengers are invited to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to their flight in the case when they have hold luggage, if not, kindly be present 1 hour prior to the flight. Airport offers several options to passengers travelling to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport, be always aware of latest news! Follow Aéroport de Rennes Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RennesAeroport?fref=ts. The infrastructure of the Rennes Bretagne Airport allows finding the gates easily and includes many services and facilities:
Information Point is located on the arrival hall, customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed 7 days a week from 9h30-22h. Tel: +33 (0)2 99 29 60 00
Banks ATMs (one is at the hall 2 and the other one is situated at hall 3) as well as post office and currency exchange, which is open every day from 8h15.
UM service: Rennes Bretagne Airport makes every effort to facilitate the boarding for unaccompanied minor passengers, do not forget to inform your air company in good time. The child will receive a pack with all information such as itinerary, boarding pass, identity papers and indication of person who will meet child on arrival.
Services for people with reduced mobility: Rennes Bretagne Airport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets and offers free assistance within airport for the passengers with reduced mobility. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability (reduced mobility, visually impaired, hearing impaired…), the degree of assistance required and your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification 48 hours prior to the flight. Kindly note that all information should be passed to your air company or tour agent and not to Airport! If you any questions, do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tourism Office: At the arrival hall, just in front of the information desk you can find tourism office from 9h30 to 14h30 for any questions about Rennes and beyond.
Free Wifi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the airport. Connect to Internet access and stay always up to date with the latest news, surf the net, just chose "VINCI Airports wifi", fil your e-mail and country you are coming from and get atomically unlimited WI-FI connection.
Parking: Rennes Bretagne Airport has 3 parking divisions (P1, P2, P3) which offers around 925 parking places (tariffs start from 1€/according to hours or days needed) and are open from 04h00-00h00. Rennes Bretagne Airport provides disabled parking places in car park P3 and guarantee an easy access to the building. The Airport guests can adjust tickets at the automatic payment machines when you leave the car parks or the terminal building by either cash or credit card methods.
Shopping and special offers
The modern Rennes Bretagne Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers.
• Restaurants and cafeterias. Going to take break at the airport? Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! TRIB'S welcomes you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink. Is open from 05.30 to 18.30 every day and is located on the ground floor.
• For hungry travelers 7 small distribution points with shacks are just here in terminal.
• Look for books and magazines? Boutique offers you any products you might need before your flight departure. Open hours: 05.30 to 18.30 every day.
• Conference rooms. Rent your office at the airport for 1-3 people which is located on the 1st floor: +33(0)2 99 29 60 39
Private transfer services to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer.
Shared transfers to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services outside the arrival hall. A taxi ride from Rennes Bretagne Airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes and will cost around 18 €.
Shuttle Bus to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport
At a distance of 300m there is bus stop from where a Bus 57 will bring you to city center in 20 minutes. Buses depart each 20 - 30 minutes every day, for exact bus schedules please check https://www.star.fr/accueil. Tickets are to be purchased directly from the driver or at the information desk, the cost is €1.50. For more information you can contact at: +33 (0)9 70 821 800 (price of a local call if calling from France).
Train to and from Rennes Bretagne Airport
From SNCF stop Saint-Jacques de la Lande station in 5 minutes you will reach Rennes city center (station which is 15 walk from airport). Visit SNCF for details https://www.sncf.com/fr Price is: 2€/ per way.
Rennes Bretagne Airport Car Rental
The desks are located in the terminal building, in front of the arrival hall. If you prefer do drive by yourself, here are some car rent offices at the Airport:
• Hertz: Tel. +33 (0)18.104.22.168.25
• Avis: Tel. +33 (0)22.214.171.124.22
• Enterprise:Tel. 02.99.29.60.26
• SIXT: Tel. 02.30.71.01.57
• Europcar: Tel. 02.99.29.60.25
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. And please, never leave your baggage alone! You can find luggage trolleys on car parks and terminal building in both arrival and departure halls, as regards tokens, you can get them at the Information desk.
Hand luggage: You can carry 1 piece of cabin baggage per person, total dimensions must not exceed 115cm, for details, see you air company restrictions and get acquainted with the prohibited items for hand luggage by http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr.
Special heavy luggage: As for bikes or any other overall items, you can inquire either at your airline company or at +33 (0)2 99 67 61 61.
Left-baggage service: In case you want to spend the whole day outside the Airport, without worrying about the safety of your belongings (starts from 10€).
Lost/ damaged luggage: For damaged luggage, please contact the airport baggage dispute or call to airline’s luggage service directly.
Tax free: Kindly imperatively pass on to the tax free procedure in advance. For details, kindly read the information from the link below: http://www.douane.gouv.fr.
Official IATA code: RNS
Address: Avenue Joseph le Brix, 35136 Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, France
• Phone: +33 (0)2 99 29 60 00
Official Website: https://www.rennes.aeroport.fr
The handling agents at Airport Rennes Bretagne are:
• Aer Lingus - Air France - easyJet - Chalair - Flybe - HOP! - Vueling - Volotea - Iberia Express