There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Caen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$178 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Caen Ouibus

$24 - $35

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Caen 713

$46 - $74

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Caen 419 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Caen  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Caen (CFR) AMS - CFR

$139 - $1,014

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$106 - $353

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$101 - $291

Fly to Rennes, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Caen

$121 - $321

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Caen is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Caen is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Caen. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Caen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Caen via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Caen is 511 km. The road distance is 670.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Caen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Amsterdam to Caen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Caen.
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  • Distance: 319.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Caen via Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Caen 3 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Caen
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Caen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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