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from Geneva to Caen

You can get from Geneva to Caen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Caen on Dec 9 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:58AMGeneva8h25 08:23PMGare de Caen
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$1331One-way
Cheapest
11:58AMGeneva8h25 08:23PMGare de Caen
2 changes
$1331One-way
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12:14PMGeneva8h09 08:23PMGare de Caen
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$1551One-way
10:30AMGeneva6h29 04:59PMGare de Caen
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$1841One-way
08:29AMGeneva6h30 02:59PMGare de Caen
1 changes
$1841One-way

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Travel Information between Geneva and Caen

distanceDistance365 miles (588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$52 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $52 (€44) • 14 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $109 (€91) • 6 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a bus or train to travel 365 miles (588 km) from Geneva to Caen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Caen.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Caen, France from Geneva, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Caen, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Caen from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Caen, France from Geneva?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Caen, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Caen from Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Caen, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Caen, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Geneva from Caen?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Geneva from Caen here.

How do I travel from Geneva to Caen?

There are 2 travel options from Geneva to Caen: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Geneva to Caen?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Caen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $52 (€44) compared to other travel options to Caen:

A bus is generally $56 (€47) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $109 (€91) from Geneva to Caen.

What is the fastest way to travel to Caen from Geneva?

The quickest way to travel to Caen from Geneva is by train, which takes on average 6 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Geneva to Caen?

You should expect to travel around 365 miles (588 km) between Geneva and Caen.

How many services a day are there from Geneva to Caen?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Caen is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Caen from Geneva as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Geneva to Caen depart from Geneva, Eaux-Vives to Caen, Place Courtonne.
  • Most travelers board their train from Genève and arrive in Gare de Caen.

Which travel companies can get me from Geneva to Caen?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Caen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Geneva to Caen tickets on Omio for $52 (€44).
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria can get you to Caen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Geneva to Caen for $109 (€91) on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Geneva to Caen?

Your trip from Geneva 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 Geneva to Caen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Caen today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Geneva to Caen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva 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 costs $52 (€44) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $109 (€91) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Geneva 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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