There are 6 ways to get from Caen to Arras by train, bus, rideshare or car

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 via Magenta  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Arras(F) Tgv

$75 - $102

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Arras 218.5 miles

$26

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  2. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Arras(F)

$58 - $85

Bus, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Amiens 713 / ...
  2. Take the train from Amiens to Arras(F)

$30 - $47

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Noyelles-Godault 712

$34 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Arras 217.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Caen to Arras. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Arras(F) via Haussmann St Lazare and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Caen and Arras is 257 km. The road distance is 348.3 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Arras without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Caen to Arras, including transfers.

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Caen to Arras train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to Arras is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 23 min.

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Caen to Arras train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Arras(F) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Arras is 348 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Caen to Arras.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Arras.
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  • Distance: 160.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Caen to Arras via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris Nord in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Caen to Arras 4 times a week. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Caen to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Amiens to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Amiens
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Noyelles-Godault
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Caen to Amiens
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Caen to Arras
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Caen and Arras. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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