There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to Caen by car ferry, car, train, bus, car train 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

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe LD Lines
  2. Drive from Dieppe to Caen

$41 - $123

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Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$137 - $341

Train, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$48 - $74

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 12 min

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

$239 - $273

Train, train to Southend, fly to Caen  •  5 h 59 min

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

$81 - $712

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$94 - $263

Fly London Gatwick to Caen  •  7 h

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Caen (CFR) LGW - CFR

$117 - $474

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Caen is to train and bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 11 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Caen is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £180 - £210 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Caen is 115 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Brighton to Caen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Caen. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Caen via London St. Pancras International, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Caen via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, easyJet, Hop! and four other airlines fly from Brighton to Caen hourly.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Caen via Bordeaux, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
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
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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