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  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$241 - $286

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Bus ALSA  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Rennes 1722 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Barcelona

$67 - $107

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Bus via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona N721

$77 - $152

Drive  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Barcelona 751.2 miles

$160 - $240

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 49 min

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

$98 - $317

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 15 min

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

$98 - $305

Fly Caen to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Toulouse (TLS) CFR - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants

$166 - $566

Fly Caen to Barcelona  •  7 h 9 min

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

$293 - $910

Train, train to Nantes, fly to Barcelona  •  8 h 26 min

  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

$112 - $330

Train, train to Beauvais, fly to Barcelona  •  9 h

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

$87 - $301

Train, train to Rennes, fly to Barcelona  •  9 h 7 min

  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

$122 - $387

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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 via Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

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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 9 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 26 min 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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The best way to get from Caen to Barcelona is to train which takes 9 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Caen to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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Pakistan International Airlines, Swiss, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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  • Distance: 556 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 26 min

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 9 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Barcelona via Rennes in around 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Toulouse, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Marseille, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Caen to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Caen to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Rennes to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nantes, Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nantes, Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Caen to Barcelona via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Nantes to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Caen to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Caen to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
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 Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Caen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Caen to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
alsa.com

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