There are 8 ways to get from Caen to London by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$114 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to London Ouibus

$30 - $45

6 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$63 - $134

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$233 - $261

Fly Caen to Southend, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Southend (SEN) CFR - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$55 - $678

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Heathrow (LHR) CDG - LHR

$128 - $348

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to London City (LCY) ORY - LCY

$149 - $1,481

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$97 - $268

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to London is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to London is to fly and train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 45€ - 600€.

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The distance between Caen and London is 259 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Caen to London, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caen and arriving at London. Services depart every four hours, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to London. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Haussmann St Lazare and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Caen, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Caen to London via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Caen to London every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Caen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
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.

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
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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