How to travel from Lyon to Caen

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Travel Information between Lyon and Caen

distanceDistance339 miles (546 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$22 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 10 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€47) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Volotea or TGV INOUI

Travel 339 miles (546 km) by train, bus or flight between Lyon and Caen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Volotea or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lyon to Caen.

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from Lyon to Caen

How to get from Lyon to Caen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Lyon to Caen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
1 transfer
Air France Hop
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
02:00PMCaen-Carpiquet Airport (CFR)
0 transfers
Other options
Lyon Part Dieu
11:01PMGare de Caen
1 transfer
Lyon Part Dieu
10:02PMGare de Caen
1 transfer
Lyon Part Dieu
08:04PMGare de Caen
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
1 transfer
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
07:40PMCaen, Place Courtonne
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
Lyon, Perrache Bus Station
1 transfer
Air France Hop
Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS)
05:45PMCaen-Carpiquet Airport (CFR)
0 transfers

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You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

SNCF TER is a French train company that operates throughout the country. It offers a variety of train types, including Intercités, TER, TGV, and Ouigo. Intercités are long-distance trains that offer comfortable seating and a variety of onboard amenities. TER trains are regional trains that offer frequent service and are ideal for short trips. TGV trains are high-speed trains that offer the fastest way to travel between cities. Ouigo is a low-cost train service that offers affordable fares. SNCF TER offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for SNCF TER are Paris to Marseille, Paris to Lyon, and Paris to Bordeaux.

Travel information from Lyon to Caen with SNCF TER:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: $71

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Lyon to Caen travel information:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $21
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Travel from Lyon to Caen

FAQs: 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 Lyon to Caen.

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Caen: train, bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Caen from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Lyon to Caen:

Taking a bus costs $32 (€28) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $54 (€47).

Taking a bus costs $44 (€38) less than taking a train, which costs on average $66 (€57) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to Caen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Caen that take longer:

Getting to Caen by bus takes 10 h 40 min on average.

Train takes on average 4 h 35 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Caen is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lyon, Perrache Bus Station and arrive in Caen, Place Courtonne.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Caen-Carpiquet Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Gare de Caen.

The following travel companies offer services from Lyon to Caen:

  • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or BlaBlaCar can take you to Caen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Lyon to Caen for $22 (€19).
  • Travel with Volotea to go to Caen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Volotea Lyon to Caen tickets on Omio for $54 (€47).
  • Travel with TGV INOUI, SNCF TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Regionale for trains to Caen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF TER Lyon to Caen tickets on Omio for $66 (€57).

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Caen with the following travel companies:

  • Direct services by bus with.
  • Direct flight with.
  • Direct services by train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Caen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lyon and Caen.

Your trip from Lyon 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, Marseille, Toulouse or Le Mont St Michel. If you’d like to add Paris, Marseille, Toulouse or Le Mont St Michel to your Lyon to Caen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Caen today!
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