There are 7 ways to get from Caen to Limoges by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Intercités
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins Paris-Limoges-Toulouse + Eco Toulouse / ...

93€ - 173€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges 705 / ...

25€ - 41€

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps Ter
  2. Take the train from Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps to Gare de Poitiers Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins Ter

76€ - 148€

Rideshare  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Limoges 483.2 km

30€

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Caen to Limoges 484 km

55€ - 85€

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5h 24m

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

191€ - 494€

Fly from Caen  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Limoges (LIG) CFR - LIG

264€ - 1429€

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The cheapest way to get from Caen to Limoges is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Limoges is to fly which costs 260€ - 1500€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Limoges via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to Limoges. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins via Saint-Lazare and Gare de Paris-Austerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 52m.

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The distance between Caen and Limoges is 392 km. The road distance is 484 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Limoges without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 52m and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Caen to Limoges, including transfers.

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Caen to Limoges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Caen station.

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Caen to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to Limoges is to train via Paris which takes 6h 52m and costs 90€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 10h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 260€ - 1500€ and takes 4h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Limoges.
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  • Distance: 392.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 52m

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

You can take a train from Caen to Limoges via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Paris-Austerlitz in around 6h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caen to Limoges via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris Orly to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 700€
Flights from Caen to Limoges via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1400€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
55€ - 65€
Train from Gare de Paris-Austerlitz to Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Gare de Caen to Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
39€ - 45€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Train from Gare de St-Pierre-des-Corps to Gare de Poitiers
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 27€
Train from Gare de Poitiers to Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 25€
1st Class
34€ - 36€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 32€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Seine
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Caen to Limoges
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Limoges Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Caen to Limoges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Limoges-Bénédictins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Limoges is 484 km. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Caen to Limoges.

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Chalair Aviation offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Limoges Airport.

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Book your Caen to Limoges train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Caen to Limoges bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and two other operators.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Limoges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Caen and Limoges. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Caen to Caen Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 23 min and costs 2€.

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