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There are 7 ways to get from Ghent to Rouen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite

$120 - $175

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Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen

$22 - $30

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Train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite

$54 - $83

Train #2  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite Rouen-Amiens-Douai-Lille / ...

$54 - $83

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Ghent to Rouen 202.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite

$131 - $360

Train, fly to Rouen  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rouen (URO) BRU - URO

$133 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Rouen is to bus which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Rouen is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Rouen via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Magenta and Gare de Paris-St-Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Ghent and Rouen is 258 km. The road distance is 324.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Rouen without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Ghent to Rouen, including transfers.

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Ghent to Rouen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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Ghent to Rouen train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Rouen is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 26€ and takes 6h 21m.

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  • Distance: 161.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

You can take a train from Ghent to Rouen via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Gare de Paris-St-Lazare in around 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Rouen via Lille and Lille in around 6h 21m.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Bus operators
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 Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Ghent to Rouen bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Rouen station.

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Ghent to Rouen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Rouen is 325 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Ghent to Rouen.

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

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There are 294+ hotels available in Rouen. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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