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There are 5 ways to get from Rouen to Dinan by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Paris  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Rouen Rive Droite to Paris St Lazare Ter
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Dinan Ter

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Rideshare  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rouen to Dinan 299.3 km

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Rouen Rive Droite to Caen Ter
  2. Take the train from Caen to Dol De Bretagne Ter

Bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Rouen to Rennes 712
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos 7

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Rouen to Dinan 299.8 km

Rouen to Dinan by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Rouen and Dinan is around 8h 19m and covers a distance of around 592 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 57m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h. Operated by SNCF, Paris Metro and TGV inOui, the Rouen to Dinan service departs from Rouen Rive Droite and arrives in Dinan. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 22m
Layover time:
3h 57m
Total time:
8h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h
Journey distance:
592 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€92
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:13
Last service departs at:
21:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rouen to Dinan train, subway and walk schedules

Rouen → Dinan
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dinan is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Rouen to Dinan is to rideshare which costs €21 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Rouen to Dinan is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rouen to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Rouen and arriving at Place /Duclos via Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rouen to Dinan. However, there are services departing from Rouen Rive Droite and arriving at Dinan via Saint-Lazare, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Rouen and Dinan is 255 km. The road distance is 299.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rouen to Dinan without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 6m and costs €90 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Rouen to Dinan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rouen to Dinan is to train via Paris which takes 6h 6m and costs €90 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Rouen to Dinan.
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  • Distance: 254.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Rouen, France and Dinan, Brittany, France?

You can take a train from Rouen to Dinan via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, and Rennes in around 6h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rouen to Dinan via Rennes and Gare Routière in around 7h 7m.

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 Rouen Rive Droite to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Rennes to Dinan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Caen to Dol De Bretagne
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rouen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
Phone
02 99 300 300
Website
breizhgo.bzh
Bus from Gare Routière to Place /Duclos
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rouen to Dinan
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rouen to Dinan bus services, operated by Breizgo en Ille-et-Vilaine, arrive at Place /Duclos station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rouen to Dinan is 300 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Rouen to Dinan.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Dinan. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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