There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite

$74 - $214

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Drive, carferry  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Rouen

$31 - $105

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen-Rive-Droite Ic

$117 - $303

Carferry, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe LD Lines
  2. Take the train from Dieppe to Rouen-Rive-Droite

$48 - $130

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Rouen, Rouen 713 / ...

$76 - $118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rouen

$216 - $240

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Rouen, Rouen via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Rouen-Rive-Droite via London St. Pancras International, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rouen is 132 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rouen, Rouen station.

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Rouen is 1 h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 9:30 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 10:30 AM in Rouen.

Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen.
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  • Distance: 131.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Rouen, France?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
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.

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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
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Dieppe to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Thameslink
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Lille to Rouen, Rouen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Lille to Rouen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rouen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Rouen. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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