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There are 12 ways to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 43 min

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

$81 - $228

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Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$47 - $128

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Fly Caen to London Gatwick  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to London Gatwick (LGW) CFR - LGW

$77 - $392

Train, train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Le Mans
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Nantes
  3. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$96 - $262

Fly Caen to Southend, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Southend (SEN) CFR - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$69 - $698

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 9 min

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

$145 - $387

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$155 - $1,497

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Luton (LTN) CDG - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gatwick Airport

$117 - $273

Train  •  6 h 18 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
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$128 - $316

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  2. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Dieppe
  3. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port

$77 - $190

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Lille 713 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South

$88 - $130

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$232 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 200€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Caen and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 220 km.

The best way to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Caen station.

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Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs 65€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Caen, France and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Chalair Aviation, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 6 h 18 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Lyon, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Southend, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Geneva, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Southend, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Nantes, Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Paris Orly to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Southend, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Caen to London Gatwick via Nantes, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Caen to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday 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.

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 - $80
Train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Caen to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 1 h behind Caen. It is currently 9:21 AM in Caen and 8:21 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Caen to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 314+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $65 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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