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Overview: Train from London to Caen

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Caen cover the 160 miles (258 km) long route taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gare de Caen.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Caen from London?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Caen, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Caen, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Caen before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Caen to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Caen?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/7/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Caen here.

How far is Caen from London by train?

The train distance from London to Caen is around 160 miles (258 km).

How long is the train ride from London to Caen?

The train time to Caen from London is on average 5 h 41 min  for the 160 miles (258 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Caen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from London to Caen do I depart from? Which Caen train station from London do I arrive in?

Some of the London train stations to Caen you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Caen include Gare de Caen, Caen and Caen, Rue Louis Savare / Rue Roger Dechambre.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Gare de Caen.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Caen train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gare de Caen and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Caen.

How many train services are there between London and Caen a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Caen is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Caen.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139