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There are 9 ways to get from Caen to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 11 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

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Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 18 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

$53 - $137

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Lille 713 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$77 - $116

Train, bus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare Caen - Paris-St-Lazare / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$69 - $95

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

$231 - $259

Fly Caen to Southend, train  •  4 h 37 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 15 min

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

$127 - $348

Train to Paris CDG, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 15 min

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

$96 - $263

Train to Paris Orly, fly to London City  •  6 h 18 min

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

$140 - $1,476

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to London is to drive and car ferry which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to London is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 600€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to London. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 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 11 min.

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The distance between Caen and London is 259 km.

The best way to get from Caen to London without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 95€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Caen to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Caen Airport to Southend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Caen to London.
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  • Distance: 161.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
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.

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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
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 Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 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
$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
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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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Caen to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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London is 1 h behind Caen. It is currently 10:19 AM in Caen and 9:19 AM in London.

Caen to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Flybe offers flights from Caen Airport to Southend Airport.

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There are 9089+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $74 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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