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There are 4 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite Ter

€19 - €42

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Rouen 135.6 km

€7 - €9

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Paris - La Défense Bus station to Rouen BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€11 - €15

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) 137.4 km

€15 - €23

Gare de Lyon → Rouen (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) is to rideshare which costs €7 - €9 and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station). However, there are services departing from Gare de Lyon and arriving at Rouen Rive Droite via Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Rouen (Station) is 115 km. The road distance is 137.4 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €18 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station), including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Paris St Lazare station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €18 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €15 and takes 3h 14m.

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Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rouen Rive Droite station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station) is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Rouen (Station).

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  • Distance: 114.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Rouen (Station), Normandy, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite hourly. Tickets cost €17 - €40 and the journey takes 1h 23m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris - La Défense Bus station to Rouen every 4 hours. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 1h 35m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
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 Paris - La Défense Bus station to Rouen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris La Défense to Rouen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Rouen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gare de Lyon and Rouen (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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