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There are 4 ways to get from Caen to Paris by train, bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare Cherbourg - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris, Paris 722 / ...

$8 - $23

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Paris 146.2 miles

$17

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Paris 145.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Caen to Paris is to bus which costs 7€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Paris is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caen and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Caen and arriving at Gare de Paris-St-Lazare. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Caen and Paris is 201 km. The road distance is 233.3 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 Gare de Caen station.

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The best way to get from Caen to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Paris.
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  • Distance: 125.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

Sncf operates a train from Caen to Paris hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. SNCF also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Caen to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.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.

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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
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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 Ibis Clichy Batignolles
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Caen to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Caen to Paris train services, operated by Sncf, arrive at Gare de Paris-St-Lazare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Paris is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min 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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