There are 7 ways to get from Caen to Bordeaux 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Ic
  2. Tgv

$141 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 1 min

$34 - $57

5 alternative options

Train via St-Pierre-des-Corps  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Ic
  2. Tgv

$103 - $124

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. 774 / ...
  2. Ouibus / ...

$48 - $93

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. 377.5 miles

$47

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. 377.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. CFR - BOD

$113 - $455

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

You can take a train from Caen to Bordeaux via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Bordeaux via Nantes in around 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Brest
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Caen to Bordeaux via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
SNCF
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 - $85
Train from Caen to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$61 - $66
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$61 - $66
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Caen to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Nantes to Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nantes to Bordeaux Gare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Caen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Caen and Bordeaux is 483 km. The road distance is 604 km.

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 39€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Caen to Bordeaux is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

No, there is no direct train from Caen to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via St-Pierre-des-Corps. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Gare de Bordeaux-Saint-Jean via Nantes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Caen to Bordeaux, including transfers.