There are 11 ways to get from Caen to Barcelona by train, bus, 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  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ter
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

116€ - 179€

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Bus via Rennes  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Rennes 712
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona Rennes > Nantes > Bordeaux City Centre > Toulouse > Perpignan > Barcelona Nord - Bus Station

39€ - 124€

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Bus  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Rennes 712
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord 3841/2019 / ...

57€ - 79€

Drive  •  11h 10m

  1. Drive from Caen to Barcelona 1202 km

140€ - 210€

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 29m

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

81€ - 280€

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Barcelona  •  7h 28m

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

78€ - 253€

Fly Caen to Barcelona  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Barcelona (BCN) CFR - BCN

71€ - 312€

Train to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Barcelona (BCN) BVA - BCN

70€ - 250€

Train, train to Rennes, fly to Barcelona  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Le Mans
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Rennes
  3. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Barcelona (BCN) RNS - BCN

101€ - 385€

Train, train to Nantes, fly to Barcelona  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Le Mans
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Nantes
  3. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Barcelona (BCN) NTE - BCN

88€ - 350€

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Perpignan, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Perpignan (PGF) ORY - PGF
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants

140€ - 495€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Barcelona is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 19h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Saint-Lazare and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Caen and Barcelona is 890 km. The road distance is 1202 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 9h 45m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 9h 45m to get from Caen to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Caen to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Caen station.

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

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The best way to get from Caen to Barcelona is to train which takes 9h 45m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 19h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 8h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 889.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 45m

What companies run services between Caen, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Caen to Barcelona via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Barcelona via Rennes in around 19h 35m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Toulouse, Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Toulouse, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 280€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 270€
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 270€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 250€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 600€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Caen to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comuto Pro
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Comuto Pro
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rennes to Barcelona Nord - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Caen to Barcelona bus services, operated by Comuto Pro, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Caen to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Barcelona is 1202 km. It takes approximately 11h 10m to drive from Caen to Barcelona.

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Pakistan International Airlines, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 2573+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Caen to Caen Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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