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Travelling from Paris to Rouen by train

The average train time from Paris to Rouen is 1h 31m, although it takes just 1h 22m on the fastest TER services. There are around 29 trains per day running from Paris to Rouen, the first train leaves Paris at 05:46 and the last train leaves at 20:40.

  • All trains depart from Paris St-Lazare station.
  • All trains arrive into Rouen Rive Droite station.

Getting off at Rouen Rive Droite train station, you'll find yourself near the city's landmarks, including the stunning Rouen Cathedral, the Ceramics Museum and the Old Market Square. Want to learn more about travelling from Paris to Rouen? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs about the journey and tips on how to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Rouen.

Paris to Rouen by train

It takes an average of 1h 26m to travel from Paris to Rouen by train, over a distance of around 70 miles (112 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Paris to Rouen and tickets for this journey start from €9 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 14m
PriceFrom €9
Distance70 miles (112 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train05:46
Last train21:12
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationRouen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Paris to Rouen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Rouen for Friday 12th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:42 Paris St-Lazare07:19 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 3101 SNCF Get tickets1h 37m, direct
05:53 Paris St-Lazare07:45 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 13195 SNCF Get tickets1h 52m, direct
06:46 Paris St-Lazare08:50 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 13191 SNCF Get tickets2h 4m, direct
07:08 Paris St-Lazare09:00 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 3103 SNCF Get tickets1h 52m, direct
07:36 Paris St-Lazare09:46 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 13107 SNCF Get tickets2h 10m, direct
08:15 Paris St-Lazare09:55 Rouen Rive DroiteTER 3105 SNCF Get tickets1h 40m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Paris to Rouen

You can travel from Paris to Rouen on TER and SNCF 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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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).

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Rouen

The price of train tickets from Paris to Rouen starts at €9 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 Paris 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Paris 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 Paris to Rouen take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Rouen is 1 hour and 26 minutes, with around 29 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 Paris and Rouen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Rouen is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Rouen cost?

Train ticket prices from Paris to Rouen can start from as little as €9 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 Paris to Rouen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Rouen without having to change trains. There are 29 direct trains from Paris to Rouen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Rouen leave?

The first train from Paris to Rouen leaves at 05:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Rouen leave?

The last train from Paris to Rouen leaves at 21:12. 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 Paris and Rouen by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Rouen cover a distance of around 70 miles (112 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rouen to Paris. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Paris to Rouen.
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 Paris to Rouen for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/12/2022. 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 09/14/2022 for travel on 09/14/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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