There are 5 ways to get from Caen to Jersey by train, ferry, car, car ferry, bus or plane

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Train, ferry  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Valognes Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Barneville-Carteret to St Helier, Jersey

$43 - $78

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Bus, ferry  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
  2. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare to Barneville-Carteret Mairie L10
  3. Take the ferry from Barneville-Carteret to St Helier, Jersey

$26 - $55

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey

$58 - $78

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Saint-Malo 772
  2. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Helier, Jersey

$45 - $62

Train, ferry, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg
  2. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey
  3. Fly from Guernsey (GCI) to Jersey (JER) GCI - JER

$163 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Jersey is to bus and ferry which costs 22€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Jersey is to train and ferry which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Caen and Jersey is 129 km.

The best way to get from Caen to Jersey without a car is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 35€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Caen to Jersey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Guernsey Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Jersey is 1 h behind Caen. It is currently 5:42 PM in Caen and 4:42 PM in Jersey.

Flybe offers flights from Guernsey Airport to Jersey Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Jersey. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Jersey.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Caen, France and Jersey?

There is no direct connection from Caen to Saint Helier. However, you can take the train to Valognes, take the walk to Valognes - Gare SNCF, take the bus to Barneville-Carteret, then take the ferry to St Helier, Jersey. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Saint-Malo then take the car ferry to St Helier, Jersey.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Guernsey to Jersey
Ave. Duration
21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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 Valognes
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Caen to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
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 Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare to Barneville-Carteret Mairie
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr
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 Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Barneville-Carteret to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Condor Ferries

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