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from Caen to Lyon

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Travel Information to Lyon from Caen

distanceDistance339 miles (546 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $166
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 10 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $166 (€138) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Travel 339 miles (546 km) by flight, bus or train between Caen and Lyon. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are HOP! BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Caen to Lyon.

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Travel from Caen to Lyon
Travel to Lyon 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 Caen to Lyon.
FAQs
How do I reach Lyon from Caen?

There are 3 travel options from Caen to Lyon: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Caen and Lyon?

The cheapest way to go to Lyon from Caen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lyon:

Taking a bus is about $148 (€123) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $166 (€138) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $54 (€45) less than taking a train, which costs on average $72 (€60) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Caen to Lyon?

The fastest way from Caen to Lyon is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lyon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

What is the distance between Caen and Lyon?

The distance is approximately 339 miles (546 km) from Caen to Lyon.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Caen to Lyon?

The average frequency per day from Caen to Lyon is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Caen? Where do I arrive in Lyon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Caen to Lyon:

  • Flights mostly depart from Caen and arrive in Lyon Saint Exupery Airport.
  • Buses from Caen to Lyon most often leave from Caen, Place Courtonne and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
  • Trains from Caen to Lyon most often leave from Gare de Caen and arrive in Lyon Part Dieu.
Which travel operators can get me to Lyon from Caen?

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

  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Lyon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Caen to Lyon tickets on Omio for $166 (€138).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Lyon by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Caen to Lyon tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
  • SNCF | TER can take you to Lyon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TER from Caen to Lyon for $72 (€60).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Caen to Lyon?
Looking to extend your trip from Caen to Lyon? Many Omio customers who go from Caen to Lyon usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Paris, Geneva or Barcelona from Lyon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Lyon from Caen online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $166 (€138) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $72 (€60) one way.

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