The railway station itself is worth the visit, even if you don't take the train. It was built in 1928 in "Art Déco" style by the "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l´État". The architect was Adolphe Dervaux.
The flows of incoming and outgoing passengers are well separated.
Travelers that leave Rouen are lead through the front entrance to every facility they need, around the main lobby.
Travelers that arrive in Rouen, arrive in a smaller lobby, on the side and the two flows are well separated and identified.
Rouen has very good railway connections with Paris and to many cities in France, either by high-speed train (TGV) or by other kind of trains.
The easiest way to reach Rouen is by train from Paris. An almost hourly connection exists from St. Lazare directly to Rouen, duration of travel is around 70 to 90 minutes. Online reservations for the French railway can be made at the web address below.
Getting **to** Rouen, the train is the only way to fly! It's a short ride from Paris and if your time is severely limited, I think you can even see the highlights in a day. But do not cheat yourself, please! Spend a couple of days here and walk the streets and discover the real, oldtown, smalltown FRANCE...
'M?trobus' is the coordinated network of two modern tram (light rail) lines and buses. The light rail line runs mostly underground in the city centre, then crosses the river Seine on an existing road bridge and after one more underground station the line runs mainly on the surface with three street underground crossings, but mostly on separate right-of-way.
It depends how fare you want to go from Rouen. The bus and the subway are very usefull to get around the city. The price of the regular ticket is 8.00 Frcs. Be careful because you can take any buses any time during one hour but after this hour your ticket is not available.
It's very easy to take the train from Paris. And it's not very expensive (120 Frcs). Rouen is about 1 hour and 30 minutes by train from Paris. Rouen is a small city, it means that the station is in the center of the city. You just have to walk in Jeanne d'arc street to be in the heart of the city.
getting to Rouen from Paris is easy 1h10-30 ride by train from Gare St Lazare, it can easily be a one day trip
From Gare Rouen-Rive Droite, an Art Nouveau building done between 1912 to 1928, there’s a frequent express train to/from Paris’ Gare St-Lazare . Local destinations include Caen , Dieppe and Le Havre. Gare Rouen-Rive Gauche has regional services.
train station located at 1, place Bernard Tissot
open Monday to Friday from 5h to 23h
Saturday from 6h to 22h
Sunday and Public Holidays from 6h to 23h15
by car, my way is The A13 motorway goes from Paris to Rouen and the journey takes just over an hour.
The A13 continues on to Lower Normandy and Brittany.
The A28 links Rouen to the North of France and the Channel ports and the Eurotunnel.
the site for tolls, traffic info and al, is SAPN at
buses CNA, 9 rue Jeanne d’Arc runs bus services throughout Seine-Maritime, including Dieppe , and towns along the coast west of Dieppe, including Fécamp , and Le Havre.Buses leave from quai du Havre and quai de la Bourse.
The Aéroport Rouen Vallée du Seine is 8km southeast of town at Boos.
The local train network TER side for haute Normandie
The main ferry lines linking the UK to Normandy leave from Newhaven and Portsmouth and go to Caen, Le Havre or Dieppe. From the ports fast road links and coach lines to Rouen are easily available. Cos such as
The best way is the train from Paris, 1 hour/17 €. The station (Rouen rive-droite) is near the centre, 5 minutes by foot.
WALK WALK WALK !!! The centre is pedestrian.