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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 54 min

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

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris, Paris La Défense 772 / ...

$8 - $22

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Caen to Paris 146.2 miles

$18

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Paris 145.8 miles

$30 - $45

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

SNCF operates a train from Caen to Paris hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Caen to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Ouibus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
SNCF
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 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Paris, Paris La Défense
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Caen to Paris La Défense
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Caen to Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Caen and Paris is 201 km. The road distance is 233 km.

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Paris is to bus which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Caen to Paris is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Caen and arriving at Paris St Lazare. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caen and arriving at Paris, Paris La Défense. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

The train from Caen to Paris St Lazare takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.