There are 7 ways to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$154 - $230

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Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 090 / ...

$31 - $85

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Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Frankfurt am Main 506 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Caen to Frankfurt  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Frankfurt (FRA) CFR - FRA

$153 - $818

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 20 min

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

$113 - $366

Fly Caen to Strasbourg, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Strasbourg (SXB) CFR - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$185 - $801

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$142 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 26€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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The distance between Caen and Frankfurt am Main is 659 km. The road distance is 809.5 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Caen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 130€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 75€ and takes 14 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 700€ and takes 7 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Frankfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Caen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Frankfurt am Main is 810 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Caen to Frankfurt am Main.

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

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  • Distance: 411.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Caen, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Caen to Frankfurt am Main via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Notre-Dame de Lorette, Le Peletier, Gare de l'Est, and Paris Est in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Frankfurt am Main via Paris, Paris in around 14 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Marseille
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Bastia
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Nantes, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Brest, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Caen to Frankfurt via Nantes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Caen to Strasbourg via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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.

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
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Caen to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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