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There are 8 ways to get from Caen to Cannes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 15 min

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

$210 - $255

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Bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris - Orly-Sud Airport - P6 Carpark Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Cannes, Cannes N719

$59 - $103

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to GRASSE Gare Routiere

$112 - $167

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Cannes 708 miles

$150 - $220

Fly Caen to Nice  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Nice (NCE) CFR - NCE

$143 - $769

Fly Caen to Marseille, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Marseille (MRS) CFR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes

$133 - $606

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Nice  •  6 h 2 min

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

$108 - $278

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Nice  •  6 h 11 min

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

$112 - $285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Cannes is to bus which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Cannes is to fly which costs 120€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Cannes, Cannes via Paris, Paris - Orly Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Caen and Cannes is 843 km. The road distance is 1132.7 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Caen to Cannes, including transfers.

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Caen to Cannes bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to Cannes is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs 180€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 17 h, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 700€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Caen to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 527 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Caen to Cannes via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Cannes via Paris, Paris - Orly Airport in around 17 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Marseille, Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Caen to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Marseille, Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Caen to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Caen to Nice via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $7,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
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 Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $340
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
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 Paris - Orly-Sud Airport - P6 Carpark
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris - Orly Airport to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE Gare Routiere to GRASSE Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
info-ler.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Cannes is 1133 km. It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to drive from Caen to Cannes.

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Air France, Air Corsica, Chalair Aviation and two other airlines offer flights from Caen Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 4480+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Caen to Caen Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 17 min and costs 2€.

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