There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Caen by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$155 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Caen Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > La Rochelle > Nantes > Rennes > Caen > Rouen Centre / ...

$23 - $35

5 alternative options

Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Caen Ic

$101 - $129

Bus Isilines  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to Nantes
  2. Take the bus from Nantes to Caen

$36 - $64

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Caen 376.5 miles

$48

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Caen 376.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Caen (CFR) BOD - CFR

$114 - $454

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Caen via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Caen hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Paris Orly, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Brest
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Figari
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Caen
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Caen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bordeaux to Caen?

The distance between Bordeaux and Caen is 483 km. The road distance is 603 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen?

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen?

The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 120€ - 160€.

Is there a direct train between Bordeaux and Caen?

No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Caen. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Caen via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bordeaux and Caen?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux City Center and arriving at Caen. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Bordeaux to Caen?

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Bordeaux to Caen, including transfers.