How to travel from Paris to Caen

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from Paris to Caen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Caen on Mar 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:08PMGare Saint-Lazare2h14 08:22PMGare de Caen
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02:05PMParis2h40 04:45PMCaen, Gare routière
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07:59PMGare Saint-Lazare2h10 10:09PMGare de Caen
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08:59PMGare Saint-Lazare2h09 11:08PMGare de Caen
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05:00PMParis4h05 09:05PMCaen, Gare routière
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Travel Information between Paris and Caen

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar

Take a bus or train to travel 124 miles (200 km) from Paris to Caen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 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 SNCF | Autocar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Caen.

How to get from Paris to Caen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Caen, 64,64% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Caen and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Caen

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 Paris to Caen.

There are 2 ways to travel from Paris to Caen including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Caen is by taking a train with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Caen:

Taking a train is about $109 (€96) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $110 (€97) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Caen is by train, which takes on average 2 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 53 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 124 miles (200 km) between Paris and Caen.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Caen is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Caen, Place Courtonne.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Paris to Caen depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Gare de Caen.

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

  • Travel with SNCF | Autocar to go to Caen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | Autocar Paris to Caen tickets on Omio for $110 (€97).

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Caen with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TER.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Caen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rouen, Le Havre or Rennes. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Caen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Caen and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $110 (€97) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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