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There are 6 ways to get from Rouen to Chartres by train, bus, rideshare or car

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 inOui TGV  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Versailles-Chantiers Tgv
  2. Take the train from Versailles-Chantiers to Chartres Chartres - Paris-Montparnasse 1-2 / ...

$47 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rouen / Halte Routière to Évreux / Gare SNCF 390
  2. Take the bus from Évreux to Dreux 340
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Dreux to Chartres 1

$3 - $9

4 alternative options

Train via Gare de Paris-St-Lazare  •  2 h 59 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 Montparnasse to Chartres Chartres - Paris-Montparnasse 1-2 / ...

$47 - $66

Train via Paris St Lazare  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres Chartres - Paris-Montparnasse 1-2 / ...

$47 - $66

Rideshare  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rouen to Chartres 82.8 miles

$8 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Rouen to Chartres 83 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Chartres is to bus and line 1 bus which costs 2€ - 8€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Chartres is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rouen to Chartres. However, there are services departing from Rouen / Halte Routière and arriving at Chartres via Évreux and Dreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Chartres. However, there are services departing from Rouen-Rive-Droite and arriving at Chartres via Versailles-Chantiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Rouen and Chartres is 114 km. The road distance is 132.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Chartres without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Rouen to Chartres, including transfers.

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Rouen to Chartres bus services, operated by VTNI 27, depart from Rouen / Halte Routière station.

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Rouen to Chartres train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Rouen-Rive-Droite station.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Chartres is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 1 bus, which costs 2€ - 8€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Chartres.
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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Rouen, France and Chartres, Centre-Val de Loire, France?

You can take a train from Rouen to Chartres via Versailles-Chantiers in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rouen to Chartres via Évreux and Dreux in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Versailles-Chantiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
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 Versailles-Chantiers to Chartres
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Chartres
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
Bus operators
VTNI 27
Phone
02 32 08 19 75
Website
vtni27.fr
Bus from Rouen / Halte Routière to Évreux / Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
vtni27.fr
Bus from Évreux to Dreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
vtni27.fr
VTNI Seine Maritime
Website
vtni76.fr
Bus from Rouen to Évreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
vtni76.fr
Rémi
Phone
+33 2 38 70 30 30
Email
pole-internet@regioncentre.fr
Website
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
Bus from Dreux to Chartres
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
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 Chartres
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rouen to Chartres bus services, operated by Rémi, arrive at Chartres station.

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Rouen to Chartres train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chartres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Chartres is 133 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Rouen to Chartres.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Chartres. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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