Duration 7h 20m
Distance 429 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ypres and Caen takes 7h 20m and the fastest train takes 5h 36m. The train service runs several times per day from Ypres to Caen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Paris • 7h 18m

  1. Lille Flandres
  2. Paris St Lazare
  3. Caen
7h 18m
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92€ - 139€

Ypres to Caen train times

Trains run every four hours between Ypres and Caen. The earliest departure is at 06:16 in the morning, and the last departure from Ypres is at 20:16 which arrives into Caen at 10:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Caen. However, there are services departing from Ypres / Ieper and arriving at Caen via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Ypres and Caen is 297 km. The road distance is 429 km.

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Ypres to Caen train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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Ypres to Caen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Caen station.

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What companies run services between Ypres and Caen?

You can take a train from Ypres to Caen via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 7h 18m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€

About TGV inOui

Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Lille Flandres to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 29€
1st Class
39€ - 42€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€

About Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)

Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 32€

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