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Take the train from La Rochelle to Rouen in 4 hours 55 minutes

If you want to travel from La Rochelle to Rouen by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from La Rochelle to Rouen by train to take around 7 hours 19 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 4 hours 55 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 9 trains per day running on this route, which spans 402 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Rouen.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from La Rochelle to Rouen start from $87.68 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

La Rochelle to Rouen by train

It takes an average of 7h 19m to travel from La Rochelle to Rouen by train, over a distance of around 250 miles (402 km). There are normally 9 trains per day traveling from La Rochelle to Rouen and tickets for this journey start from $87.68 when you book in advance.

First train

5:39 am

Last train

8:19 pm

Departure station

La Rochelle

Arrival station

Rouen

Journey time

From 4h 55m

Distance

250 miles (402 km)

Frequency

9 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $87.68

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La Rochelle to Rouen train times

Check out the next trains departing from La Rochelle to Rouen for Tuesday Jun 25th 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
4:39 am 10:44 am 6h 5m, 1 change
6:06 am 11:01 am 4h 55m, 1 change
7:47 am 1:01 pm 5h 14m, 1 change
9:49 am 3:01 pm 5h 12m, 1 change
12:47 pm 6:25 pm 5h 38m, 1 change
3:59 pm 9:03 pm 5h 4m, 1 change
4:04 pm 12:10 am 8h 6m, 3 changes
6:25 pm 6:22 am 11h 57m, 1 change
7:19 pm 9:01 am 13h 42m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from La Rochelle to Rouen

The price of train tickets from La Rochelle to Rouen starts at $87.68 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 La Rochelle 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 La Rochelle to Rouen

Want to know more about your journey from La Rochelle 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 La Rochelle to Rouen take?

The average journey time by train between La Rochelle and Rouen is 7 hours and 19 minutes, with around 9 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 La Rochelle and Rouen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from La Rochelle to Rouen is 4 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from La Rochelle to Rouen cost?

Train tickets from La Rochelle to Rouen can start from as little as $87.68 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 La Rochelle to Rouen?

No, there are no direct train services from La Rochelle to Rouen. Travelling from La Rochelle to Rouen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from La Rochelle to Rouen leave?

The first train from La Rochelle to Rouen leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from La Rochelle to Rouen leave?

The last train from La Rochelle to Rouen leaves at 20:19. 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 La Rochelle and Rouen by train?

Trains travelling from La Rochelle to Rouen cover a distance of around 250 miles (402 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rouen to La Rochelle.


* Based on European average monthly visitors to Trainline’s app and website from 1.1.2023 to 10.31.2023 vs other independent retailers.

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