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Overview: Train from Zurich to Caen

distanceDistance427 miles (689 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Caen cover the 427 miles (689 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 42 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Gare de Caen.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Caen, France?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Caen, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Caen as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Caen, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Caen is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Caen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Caen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Caen closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Zurich to Caen by train?
You should expect to travel around 427 miles (689 km)  from Zurich to Caen by train.
How long is the train ride between Zurich and Caen?
The train time between Zurich and Caen is on average 11 h 42 min  for the 427 miles (689 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Caen from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Zurich goes to Caen? What train station do I come into Caen from Zurich?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Caen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gare de Caen, Caen and Caen, Rue Louis Savare / Rue Roger Dechambre.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Gare de Caen.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Caen located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Gare de Caen, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center.

How many trains per day are there to Caen from Zurich?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Zurich to Caen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Caen? What time is the last train from Zurich to Caen?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Caen leaves at 2: 34 PM. The last train departing from Zurich to Caen leaves at 2: 34 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Caen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Caen.

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