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There are 5 ways to get from Le Havre to Paris by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare Ter

27€ - 60€

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Rideshare  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Havre to Paris 196.2 km

13€

3 alternative options

Train via Massy Palaiseau  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Le Havre to Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre Tgv

69€ - 121€

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Le Havre to Paris 732 / ...

12€ - 15€

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Le Havre to Porte Maillot 190.4 km

21€ - 35€

Le Havre to Paris by train

The train journey time between Le Havre and Paris is around 2h 27m and covers a distance of around 227 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 22m. Operated by SNCF, the Le Havre to Paris train service departs from Le Havre and arrives in Paris St Lazare. Typically 103 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 27m
Fastest train time:
2h 22m
Trains per week:
103
Cheapest price:
27€
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:07
Last train departs at:
20:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Le Havre to Paris train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Le Havre to Paris is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Le Havre to Paris is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Le Havre and arriving at Paris. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Le Havre and arriving at Paris St Lazare. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Le Havre and Paris is 178 km. The road distance is 190.4 km.

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The best way to get from Le Havre to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs 27€ - 60€.

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The train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Le Havre to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Le Havre station.

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Le Havre to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Le Havre station.

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The best way to get from Le Havre to Paris is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs 27€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Le Havre to Paris.
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  • Distance: 177.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Le Havre, France and Paris, France?

SNCF operates a train from Le Havre to Paris St Lazare hourly. Tickets cost 27€ - 60€ and the journey takes 2h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Le Havre to Paris twice daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 5m.

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 Le Havre to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 60€
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 Le Havre to Massy-Palaiseau-Grande-Cre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Le Havre to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Havre to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Le Havre to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Paris St Lazare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Le Havre to Paris is 190 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Le Havre to Paris.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Le Havre and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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