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There are 5 ways to get from Dinant to Normandy by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Namur / Namen to Tournai / Doornik Ic
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite Ter
  3. Take the train from Rouen Rive Droite to Le Havre Ter / ...

63€ - 132€

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Bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Givet to Charleville-Mézières
  2. Take the bus from Charleville-Mézières to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Le Havre 732

29€ - 39€

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Bus, train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Givet to Charleville-Mézières
  2. Take the train from Charleville-Mézières to Paris-Nord Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre to Le Havre Tgv

141€ - 266€

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Dinant to Le Havre 430.6 km

45€ - 70€

Train, fly  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Dinant to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie

114€ - 354€

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Dinant to Normandy is to bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Dinant to Normandy is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dinant to Normandy. However, there are services departing from DINANT Polyclinique and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Givet, Charleville-Mézières, Paris and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dinant to Normandy. However, there are services departing from Dinant and arriving at Hôtel de Ville via Namur / Namen, Tournai, Lille Flandres, Rouen Rive Droite and Gares. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Dinant and Normandy is 356 km. The road distance is 430.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dinant to Normandy without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 9h 20m to get from Dinant to Normandy, including transfers.

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Dinant to Normandy bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Givet station.

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Dinant to Normandy train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Namur / Namen station.

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The best way to get from Dinant to Normandy is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs 60€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 12h 5m.

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  • Distance: 356.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 20m

What companies run services between Dinant, Belgium and Normandy, France?

You can take a train from Dinant to Le Havre via Namur / Namen, Tournai, Lille Flandres, Rouen Rive Droite, Le Havre, and Gares in around 9h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dinant to Le Havre via Givet, Charleville-Mézières, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Le Havre, and Gares in around 12h 5m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Namur / Namen to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Dinant to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 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€
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 29€
Train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux - Normandie
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Charleville-Mézières to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
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 Charleville-Mézières to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Dinant to Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Le Havre station.

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Dinant to Normandy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Le Havre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dinant to Normandy is 431 km. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Dinant to Normandy.

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

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There are 40+ hotels available in Normandy. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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