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There are 6 ways to get from Rouen to Bruges by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$123 - $175

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen, Rouen to Lille 713 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus / ...

$13 - $31

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus / ...

$41 - $60

Bus, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Lille
  2. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$32 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rouen to Bruges 203.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge

$124 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Bruges is to bus which costs 11€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Bruges is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rouen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Rouen, Rouen and arriving at Bruges via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rouen and Bruges is 248 km. The road distance is 325.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Rouen to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Rouen to Bruges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Bruges is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 154.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Rouen to Bruges via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rouen to Bruges via Lille in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
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 Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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 Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rouen, Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Rouen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Rouen to Bruges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Rouen to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Bruges is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Rouen to Bruges.

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

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Book your Rouen to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and two other operators.

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There are 1529+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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