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There are 8 ways to get from Rouen to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare Le Havre - Paris-St-Lazare / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$88 - $124

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen, Rouen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 713 / ...

$21 - $35

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...

$68 - $113

Bus, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Lille
  2. Take the train from Tournai / Doornik to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

$28 - $38

Rideshare  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rouen to Brussels 214 miles

$26

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Rouen to Brussels 213 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Rouen  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Rouen (URO) to Brussels (BRU) URO - BRU

$105 - $382

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

$89 - $317

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Brussels is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rouen, Rouen and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Haussmann St Lazare and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Rouen and Brussels is 279 km. The road distance is 340.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Rouen to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rouen to Brussels is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Rouen to Brussels via Gare de Paris-St-Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris-Nord in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rouen to Brussels once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rouen to Brussels via Lyon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Tournai / Doornik to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rouen, Rouen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rouen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Rouen Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Rouen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Rouen to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Brussels is 341 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Rouen to Brussels.

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KLM, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Rouen Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Rouen to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 966+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Rouen to Rouen Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs 23€ - 28€.

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