The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rouen to Paris will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.
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1 h 28 m
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Of the 32 trains that leave Rouen for Paris every day 32 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 112 km distance in an average of 1 h 28 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 43 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||69 miles (112 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER|
Trains from Rouen to Paris cover the 69 miles (112 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | Intercités, SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Rouen-Rive-Droite and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
The train trip from Rouen to Paris is on average 1 hour and 30 minutes long, with as many as 31 trains departing from Rouen into Paris every day.
With as many as 31 trains heading out of Rouen to Paris per day, you can board a train from Rouen to Paris every 20 to 30 minutes, with the first departure just after 5:00 a.m., and the final departure a little before 9:00 p.m.
With just 112 kilometres to cover, the journey by train from Rouen to Paris is an efficient 1 hour and 30 minutes long, on average, with the fastest journey clocking in at 1 hour and 15 minutes. It is possible to travel from Rouen to Paris without having to change trains, as all 31 trains are direct from Rouen to Paris.
Departure station: In Rouen, you will board the train at Garde de Rouen-Rive-Droite, which has a number of accessibility services, including wheelchair accessibility, orientation systems for the visually impaired, and access by elevator to every area in the station. Rouen is compact, so the city centre is a 10-minute walk from the station.
Arrival station: The arrival train station is Gare Saint-Lazare, which is replete with stores, cafes and eateries. The nearby Saint-Lazare subway station has access to several subway lines, including lines 3, 12, and 13, which will take you to many of Paris' major attractions, such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, and Notre Dame Cathedral.
The SNCF, the national train operator of France, provides two different types of domestic trains from Rouen to Paris - TER and Intercités. TER is a regional train service with basic onboard facilities, and is ideal for traveling where high-speed services do not, while Intercités trains are able to move at speeds of 100 mph, but make more stops. Overall, there is little disparity between operators in terms of travel time, as both average trips of an hour and 30 minutes, and both offer direct trains from Rouen to Paris.
TER is the primary service operating trains from Rouen to Paris, sometimes operating all 31 trains on the day. ALL TER trains from Rouen to Paris are direct, and average a duration of journey of an hour and 30 minutes.
Intercités is mostly offers sleeper cars for trains from Rouen to Paris. As such, most of the trips offered by Intercités are at night, which allows you to travel on certain high-speed routes. The average trip duration for Intercités trains from Rouen to Paris is an hour and 21 minutes, with some as fast as an hour and 15.
All of TER's trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and animals (in closed carriers), but not all TER trains include a first-class service. There are additionally accessibility services such as wheelchairs, special seating, ramps, and presence of staff, dedicated to meeting your every need.
Intercités offers two comfort classes aboard: first-class and second-class. Pets under 6 kg must travel in a carrier measuring less than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. For pets larger than 6 kg, a fare equal to 50% of a second-class ticket must be purchased. Intercités have luggage areas in the center of the train for heavier luggage, while carry-on bags can be stowed in the compartment above your seat.
Booking in advance is always ideal when searching for cheap tickets. TER and Intercités both release tickets from Rouen to Paris about four months in advance, so if you know which dates you're available to travel, it helps to book as early as possible! Additionally, if you can be flexible with your travel time, booking later at night or early in the morning, and in general avoiding "rush hour", can lower your fare considerably. Lastly, be sure to check out Omio for special deals on trains from Rouen to Paris!
When departing from Rouen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rouen-Rive-Droite, Rouen Rive-Droite and Gare de Rouen. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
Omio customers book a train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Paris Gare de Lyon most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rouen-Rive-Droite, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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