There are 9 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.

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$141 - $171

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Caen Ouibus

$21 - $30

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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

$106 - $133

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 1 min

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

$33 - $55

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Caen 376.5 miles

$45

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Caen 376.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Caen  •  5 h 24 min

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

$114 - $454

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$105 - $270

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$101 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Caen is to train which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Caen is 483 km. The road distance is 602.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Bordeaux to Caen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux City Centre and arriving at Caen. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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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.

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The nearest airport to Caen is Caen (CFR) Airport which is 7.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Jersey (JER) (133.3 km), Rennes (RNS) (159.8 km), Guernsey (GCI) (164.5 km) and Beauvais (BVA) (181.7 km).

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Bordeaux to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Caen.
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  • Distance: 302.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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 19 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Caen 3 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Lyon, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Bordeaux to Caen via Brest
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 St-Pierre-des-Corps to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Caen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
$23 - $29
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Caen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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