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Le Havre to Paris by train

Synonymous with school trips and a proud port heritage, Le Havre is a well-visited destination by tourists. But why not venture further afield, especially as the capital is two-hours away by train?

With 14 services a day, operating from 05:20 until 20:07, the reliable SNCF network takes you all the way from Le Havre to Paris in comfort and style. With large spacious seats and a fully-stocked bar on board, there’s plenty of reasons to take the train over driving.

Plus, the SNCF network is fully committed to minimising its environmental impact by helping to reduce pollution and protect biodiversity, amongst many other measures. You can also take comfort knowing that you’re reducing your own carbon footprint by taking the train, since it uses less Co2 than cars.

Ready to book your train journey from Le Havre to Paris? Read on for more information on this route, including some useful money-saving tips and FAQs.

Le Havre to Paris by train

It takes an average of 2h 31m to travel from Le Havre to Paris by train, over a distance of around 110 miles (177 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Le Havre to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 22m
PriceFrom €15
Distance110 miles (177 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train05:08
Last train19:02
Departure stationLe Havre
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Le Havre to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Le Havre to Paris for Friday 25th June 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:27 Le Havre07:52 Paris St-LazareTER 3100 SNCF Get tickets2h 25m, direct
06:08 Le Havre08:43 Paris St-LazareTER 3102 SNCF Get tickets2h 35m, direct
06:55 Le Havre09:23 Paris St-LazareTER 3104 SNCF Get tickets2h 28m, direct
07:55 Le Havre10:23 Paris St-LazareTER 3106 SNCF Get tickets2h 28m, direct
08:55 Le Havre11:23 Paris St-LazareTER 3108 SNCF Get tickets2h 28m, direct
09:55 Le Havre12:23 Paris St-LazareTER 3110 SNCF Get tickets2h 28m, direct
10:20 Le Havre13:23 Paris St-LazareTER 50404 SNCF Get tickets3h 3m, 1 change
11:55 Le Havre14:24 Paris St-LazareTER 3114 SNCF Get tickets2h 29m, direct
13:01 Le Havre15:23 Paris St-LazareTER 3116 SNCF Get tickets2h 22m, direct
13:55 Le Havre16:24 Paris St-LazareTER 3118 SNCF Get tickets2h 29m, direct

SNCF and FlixTrain trains from Le Havre to Paris

You can travel from Le Havre to Paris on SNCF and FlixTrain trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Le Havre to Paris

The price of train tickets from Le Havre to Paris starts at €15 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 Le Havre to Paris 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Le Havre to Paris? 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 Le Havre to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Le Havre and Paris is 2 hours and 31 minutes, with around 15 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 Le Havre and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Le Havre to Paris is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Le Havre to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Le Havre to Paris can start from as little as €15 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Le Havre to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Le Havre to Paris without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Le Havre to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Le Havre to Paris leave?

The first train from Le Havre to Paris leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Le Havre to Paris leave?

The last train from Le Havre to Paris leaves at 19:02. 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 Le Havre and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Le Havre to Paris cover a distance of around 110 miles (177 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Le Havre. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Le Havre to Paris.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Le Havre to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/25/2021. 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 06/25/2021 for travel on 06/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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