There are 8 ways to get from Caen to Nice by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Caen to Nice  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Nice (NCE) CFR - NCE

$141 - $766

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Bus Ouibus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station Ouibus

$44 - $62

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Train to Paris Orly, fly to Nice  •  5 h 55 min

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

$116 - $281

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Nice  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nice (NCE) CDG - NCE

$111 - $283

Fly Caen to Marseille, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Marseille (MRS) CFR - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville

$138 - $611

Train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

$221 - $266

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris, Paris 774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice N719

$76 - $124

Drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Nice 725 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Nice. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Longchamp via Paris, Paris and Les Sagnes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 34 min.

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The distance between Caen and Nice is 844 km. The road distance is 1160 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Nice without a car is to train which takes 9 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Caen to Nice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Caen to Nice is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Nice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Caen to Nice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Nice is 1160 km. It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to drive from Caen to Nice.

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Air France, Chalair Aviation, Hop! and easyJet offer flights from Caen Airport to Nice Airport.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Nice.
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  • Distance: 527.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

Hop!, Chalair Aviation and two other airlines fly from Caen to Nice 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caen to Nice via Paris St Lazare, Saint-Lazare, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Caen to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Caen to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Caen to Nice via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Caen to Nice via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Caen to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Caen to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $7,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $3,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Caen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $360
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 Caen to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Nice - Bus station
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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