How to travel from Amsterdam to Caen

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Travel Information to Caen from Amsterdam

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $86
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 6 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $86 (€75) • 15 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 317 miles (511 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Amsterdam to Caen. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 15 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Caen.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Caen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Caen.

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Caen, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Caen if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Caen, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Amsterdam to Caen.

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Caen restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Caen?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/9/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Caen closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Caen from Amsterdam 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Caen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Caen:

A train is generally $85 (€74) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $86 (€75) from Amsterdam to Caen.

Taking a train is usually $30 (€26) less than taking a flight to Caen, which costs on average $31 (€27) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Caen from Amsterdam is by bus, which takes on average 15 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Caen by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 48 min.

You should expect to travel around 317 miles (511 km) between Amsterdam and Caen.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Caen is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Caen as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Caen:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Caen, Place Courtonne.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Caen depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Caen.
  • Most travelers board their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gare de Caen.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Caen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Caen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Caen tickets on Omio for $86 (€75).
Your trip from Amsterdam to Caen doesn't have to end in Caen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Rouen or Le Havre. If you’d like to add Paris, Rouen or Le Havre to your Amsterdam to Caen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Caen today!

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Caen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $86 (€75) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $31 (€27) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Caen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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