There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Caen by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train, plane or ferry

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  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$181 - $415

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$33 - $45

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$91 - $138

Train, bus via London Marylebone  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$90 - $129

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  3. Drive from Cherbourg to Caen

$80 - $157

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Caen

$260 - $303

Fly Birmingham to Caen  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Caen (CFR) BHX - CFR

$75 - $410

Fly Birmingham to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$97 - $329

Train, train to Southend, fly to Caen  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Caen (CFR) SEN - CFR

$126 - $788

Fly Birmingham to Jersey, ferry, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Jersey (JER) BHX - JER
  2. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
  3. Take the train from Coutances to Caen

$105 - $281

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$148 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Caen is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Caen is to train and fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs £95 - £600.

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The distance between Birmingham and Caen is 382 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Birmingham to Caen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Caen. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Caen via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Caen. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Caen via London St. Pancras International, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Caen via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Caen via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Brussels, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Brussels, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Caen via Dublin, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
SNCF
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 Coutances to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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