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There are 4 ways to get from Caen to Paris by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ter

28€ - 60€

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 772 / ...

11€ - 17€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Paris 233.9 km

15€

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Caen to Porte Maillot 227.4 km

27€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Caen to Paris is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Paris is to train which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caen and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Caen and arriving at Paris St Lazare. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Caen and Paris is 201 km. The road distance is 227.4 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs 28€ - 60€.

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The train from Caen to Paris St Lazare takes 2h 7m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Caen to Paris is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs 28€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 3h 30m.

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  • Distance: 201 km
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

SNCF operates a train from Caen to Paris St Lazare every 4 hours. Tickets cost 28€ - 60€ and the journey takes 2h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Caen to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 5 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. Blablabus also services this route twice daily.

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 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
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
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Caen to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Caen to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Paris St Lazare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Paris is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Caen to Paris.

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

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