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How to travel from Bruges (France) to Rouen by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Bruges (France) to Rouen? Look no further.

You'll usually find 7 trains per day running between Bruges (France) and Rouen, which usually take 9 hours 26 minutes to complete the 523 km journey. It can take as little as 6 hours on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Rouen from Bruges (France), you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Bruges (France) to Rouen if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $61.93. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Bruges (France) to Rouen by train

It takes an average of 9h 26m to travel from Bruges (France) to Rouen by train, over a distance of around 325 miles (523 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Bruges (France) to Rouen and tickets for this journey start from $61.93 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 0m
PriceFrom $61.93
Distance325 miles (523 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train06:52
Last train20:53
Departure stationBruges (France)
Arrival stationRouen
Changes2 changes

Bruges (France) to Rouen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bruges (France) to Rouen for Tuesday Jul 12th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:52 11:52 6h 0m, 3 changes
06:27 12:54 6h 27m, 2 changes
07:27 13:56 6h 29m, 2 changes
08:53 15:57 7h 4m, 2 changes
17:53 06:45 12h 52m, 2 changes
18:25 06:45 12h 20m, 3 changes
19:53 10:45 14h 52m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bruges (France) to Rouen

The price of train tickets from Bruges (France) to Rouen starts at $61.93 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bruges (France) to Rouen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bruges (France) to Rouen

Want to know more about your journey from Bruges (France) to Rouen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bruges (France) to Rouen take?

The average journey time by train between Bruges (France) and Rouen is 9 hours and 26 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bruges (France) and Rouen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bruges (France) to Rouen is 6 hours and 0 minutes.

How much does the train from Bruges (France) to Rouen cost?

Train tickets from Bruges (France) to Rouen can start from as little as $61.93 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bruges (France) to Rouen?

No, there are no direct train services from Bruges (France) to Rouen. Travelling from Bruges (France) to Rouen by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bruges (France) to Rouen leave?

The first train from Bruges (France) to Rouen leaves at 06:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bruges (France) to Rouen leave?

The last train from Bruges (France) to Rouen leaves at 20:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bruges (France) and Rouen by train?

Trains travelling from Bruges (France) to Rouen cover a distance of around 325 miles (523 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rouen to Bruges (France).
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bruges (France) to Rouen for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/12/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/01/2022 for travel on 06/01/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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