There are 6 ways to get from Bruges to Rouen by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite

$38 - $62

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen, Rouen 713 / ...

$12 - $32

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite Ic

$127 - $185

Train, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen

$32 - $44

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Rouen 199.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite

$143 - $378

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Rouen, Rouen via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Rouen-Rive-Droite via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Rouen is 248 km. The road distance is 319.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Rouen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Bruges to Rouen, including transfers.

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Bruges to Rouen bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Rouen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Rouen is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bruges to Rouen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rouen, Rouen station.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Rouen.
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  • Distance: 154.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Rouen, France?

You can take a bus from Bruges to Rouen via Lille in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bruges to Rouen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brugge to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rouen, Rouen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Bruges to Rouen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Rouen is 320 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Bruges to Rouen.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Bruges to Rouen bus tickets online with Distribusion, FlixBus and two other operators.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Rouen. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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