The elegant frontage at Lille Flandres station

Lille to Rouen by train

How to take the rail journey by direct train from Lille to Rouen



From Lille Europe to Rouen Rive-Droite

Journey Summary

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Rouen Rive-Droite
Travel Time
2hr 30min - 2hr 40min (approx)
Travel Information

Final Destination: Rouen-Rive Droite

This is a journey that is worth looking up on SNCF Connect, even if you would rather buy tickets at the station, as this direct train service is so infrequent.

Additional connections are possible by taking a train from Lille to Amiens and making connections there, but not all trains from Lille have good connections at Amiens on to Rouen.

Monday - Friday = 3 x trains per day
Saturday = 2 x trains (07:05 and 17:05 )
Sunday = 1 x train (17:05)


Book early and save: No

Tickets can be booked online up to three months ahead, but they will cost the same if paid for at the station on the day of travel.

And if you book online, you may not be able to claim a refund if you subsequently change your travel plans.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
SNCF Connect *

SNCF Connect Guide

SNCF is the national rail operator in France and not so long ago it recently simplified both the range of tickets and the term and conditions of using them.
Therefore the cheapest tickets also become more flexible too.

Other improvements included a simple integration of travelling with bicycles and rail pass users being able to book reservations for national journeys, without paying booking fees.

And it also recently launched SNCF Connect as replacement for its Oui.SNCF booking service.
You can set up a low price alert to let you know when the cheapest price is available for a future journey.

Something else to look out for is that simplest way of travelling with tickets is to use the SNCF Connect App, as booked tickets can therefore be stored on your mobile device, which can then be shown to the train conductors as proof of purchase.

SNCF Connect on Google Play

SNCF Connect in the App (Apple) store

SNCF also operates RailEurope, which is in effect a dedicated online booking service for making bookings from outside of Europe.
If you reside outside of Europe you may discover that SNCF Connect rejects phone numbers or card numbers, but RailEurope won't do so.
Though RailEurope will add booking fees when making a purchase

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