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There are 8 ways to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€126 - €267

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Bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen 712 / ...

€34 - €48

6 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€122 - €429

Train via Lille #2  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€67 - €133

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen 508.1 km

€60 - €95

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€113 - €214

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€93 - €246

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite

€164 - €457

Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen by train and walk

The journey time between Alphen aan den Rijn and Rouen is around 7h and covers a distance of around 631 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 29m. Operated by Connexxion, Dutch Railways (NS), Thalys and others, the Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen service departs from Alphen a/d Rijn and arrives in Rouen Rive Droite. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h
Fastest journey time:
5h 29m
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€126
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:54
Last service departs at:
18:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen train and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rouen is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rouen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rouen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum and arriving at Rouen via Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Alphen a/d Rijn and arriving at Rouen Rive Droite via Gouda, Rotterdam Centraal, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Alphen aan den Rijn and Rouen is 389 km. The road distance is 508.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €120 - €270.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen, including transfers.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €120 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 11h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen.
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  • Distance: 389.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands and Rouen, France?

You can take a train from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen via Gouda, Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen via Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Lille in around 11h 41m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €210
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rouen station.

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Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rouen Rive Droite station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen is 508 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Alphen aan den Rijn to Rouen.

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Luxair, Air France and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Rouen. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Alphen aan den Rijn to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to line 470 bus which takes 34 min and costs €4 - €6.

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