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Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Ic
  2. Ic

$120 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. 803 / ...
  2. 712

$19 - $32

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Ic

$48 - $73

Train, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Ic

$31 - $42

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. 202.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 26 min

  1. BRU - CDG

$131 - $360

Train, fly to Rouen  •  7 h 29 min

  1. BRU - URO

$133 - $416

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

You can take a train from Ghent to Rouen via Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Rouen via Lille in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Rouen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent St Pieters to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Gent St Pieters to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $34
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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
$55 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Rouen, Rouen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $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 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ghent and Rouen is 258 km. The road distance is 325 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Rouen is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Gent St Pieters and arriving at Rouen-Rive-Droite via Bruxelles-Midi, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Rouen, Rouen via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Ghent to Rouen, including transfers.