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Paris to Rouen by train

The journey from Paris to Rouen by train is 69.71 mi and takes 1 hr 37 min. There are 43 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:46 AM and the last at 10:12 PM. It is possible to travel from Paris to Rouen by train for as little as $9.24 or as much as $78.82. The best price for this journey is $9.24.

Lowest Price$9.24
Journey Duration1 hr 37 min
Connection per Day43
Lowest Price$9.24
Highest Price$78.82
First Departure5:46 AM
Last Departure10:12 PM
Distance69.71 mi
CarriersTrain Nomad, TERMore

Paris to Rouen Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Traveling by train: Paris to Rouen

The average duration of a train journey from Paris to Rouen is 1 hr 37 min. There are approximately 43 trains connecting Paris and Rouen per day. The cheapest train ticket from Paris to Rouen costs around $9.24.

If you're traveling from Paris to Rouen by train, you'll depart from Paris Saint-Lazare train station. This station is connected to Rouen Rive Droite train station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Rouen from Paris. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI or TER.

  • TGV is the French high-speed intercity rail service operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience.
  • You can access free Wi-Fi service on TER trains (only available on new trains) and depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • Power outlets are available only on modern trains or commons-usage versions on older TER trains and customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • Except for TER trains, you can choose your seats. However, please note that factors influencing seat selection also impact the price.
  • There is no size limit for luggage on TER trains as long as they can be carried individually and fit in the designated luggage spaces on your train. Bicycles can be brought on board for free but without a reservation. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee.
  • On TER trains, there is no onboard catering or bar service. However, many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Paris and Rouen is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Rouen. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. Rouen, a historic city in the Normandy region of northern France, is a rich tapestry of culture, history, and gastronomy. A comfortable and sustainable way to reach Rouen is by train from Paris. The journey offers the opportunity to sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery of the French countryside before arriving in the city. Once in Rouen, a wealth of different activities await you. Near the Rouen-Rive-Droite train station, you will find the Musée de la Ceramique, home to a stunning collection of ceramic works, and the Church of Saint-Sever, which boasts a beautiful stained-glass window. The nearby Jardin des Plantes, a botanical garden, is an oasis of tranquility, offering a serene spot to relax after your journey.

A must-visit is the Rouen Cathedral (Cathédrale de Rouen), a masterpiece of French Gothic architecture that has inspired many, including the impressionist painter Claude Monet. Another emblematic symbol of the city is the Gros-Horloge, a beautiful astronomical clock that is one of the oldest in France. Walking along its archway and observing its intricate details is a step back into the city's history. You should also make a point to visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. It houses an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, and drawings from the 15th century to the present. The Place du Vieux-Marché is a lively square in the heart of the city where you can enjoy local gastronomy. Try Passe Crassane, a delicious pear variety typical of the region, or the sweet confectionery Les larmes de Jeanne d'Arc. Numerous cafés, shops, and the modern Church of Saint Joan of Arc also adorn the square, adding to its charm.

If you are planning to travel from Paris to Rouen by train, allow us the privilege of aiding you in the meticulous planning of your journey. We check thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to assist you in finding the best price. If you want to see the best prices for all modes of transportation between Paris and Rouen, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Rouen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Paris to Rouen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Paris to Rouen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Paris to Rouen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $9.24 to $29.87 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 69% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Paris to Rouen

The cheapest Paris - Rouen train tickets can be found for as low as $10.60 if you’re lucky, or $13.47 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $16.53.

Find the best day to travel to Rouen by train

When travelling to Rouen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Paris to Rouen

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER when traveling from Paris to Rouen.


TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TER, SNCF and TGV inOui from Paris to Rouen
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Paris to Rouen CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Paris to Rouen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Paris and Rouen are 7.85kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Paris and Rouen? By taking the train between Paris and Rouen you will save 14.59kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.56kg compared to a bus and 10.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Paris to Rouen?
A train ticket from Paris to Rouen is $21.31. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $9.24.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Paris to Rouen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Paris to Rouen is $9.24. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Paris and Rouen by train?
Paris to Rouen is 69.71 mi.
How long does the train between Paris and Rouen take?
Paris to Rouen is on average 1 hr 37 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 16 min.
Which companies operate from Paris to Rouen?
The train journey from Paris to Rouen is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Train Nomad, TER, SNCF and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Paris to Rouen?
Paris to Rouen has 43 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Paris to Rouen leave?
The earliest train from Paris to Rouen departs at 5:46 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Paris to Rouen depart?
The latest train from Paris to Rouen departs at 10:12 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Paris to Rouen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $9.24 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Paris to Rouen?
There are on average 43 direct connection(s) from Paris to go to Rouen.
What's the fastest journey time between Paris to Rouen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Paris and Rouen is 1 hr 16 min.
Is there a direct train from Paris to Rouen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Paris and Rouen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Paris to Rouen by train?
The train journey from Paris to Rouen creates 7.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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