Cy’clic, Rouen’s version of Paris’ Vélib’, lets you rent a city bike from 24 locations. Credit-card registration for one/seven days costs €1/7, plus a deposit of €150. Use is free for the first 30 minutes; the second/third/fourth and subsequent half-hours cost €1/2/4 each.


Rouen's public transport is operated by Réseau Astuce ( A single-journey ticket costs €1.60.


Free parking is available near the Boulingrin metro terminus, 1.5km northeast of the cathedral (arrive before 7am or after 7pm for better luck getting a spot), and at Parking du Mont Riboudet (next to the Palais des Sports), 2.7km northeast of the cathedral; the latter is linked to the centre by buses T1, T2 and T3.


Rouen’s public transport is operated by Réseau Astuce ( The ‘metro’ – in fact a light rail system – runs from 5am (6am on Sunday) to about 11pm and is useful for getting from the train station to the centre of town. A single-journey ticket on the metro or bus costs €1.60.