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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Rots by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ter

€31 - €59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 26m

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

€14 - €20

2 alternative options

Bus via Gallieni  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Pont de Levallois to Caen 722 / ...

€17 - €20

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Rots 238.1 km

€26 - €40

Paris to Rots by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Rots is around 3h 38m and covers a distance of around 258 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 41m. Operated by SNCF, Twisto and NOMAD CARS Calvados, the Paris to Rots service departs from Paris St Lazare and arrives in Rots Ecole. Typically 52 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 38m
Fastest journey time:
2h 41m
Journey distance:
258 km
Services per week:
52
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:55
Last service departs at:
20:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Rots train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Paris → Rots
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rots is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rots is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rots is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Rots is to bus which costs €13 - €21 and takes 5h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Rots is to drive which takes 2h 17m and costs €26 - €40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Rots. However, there are services departing from Montrosier and arriving at Rots Ecole via Paris - La Défense Bus station and Gare SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Paris and Rots is 210 km. The road distance is 238.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rots without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs €30 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Paris to Rots, including transfers.

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Paris to Rots bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris - La Défense Bus station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Rots is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs €30 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €21 and takes 5h 26m.

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Paris to Rots bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Caen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Rots is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Paris to Rots.

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  • Distance: 209.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Rots, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris St Lazare to Caen hourly. Tickets cost €28 - €60 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris - La Défense Bus station to Caen 5 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 50m. FlixBus also services this route 6 times a week.

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 Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
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 Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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 Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Pont de Levallois to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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