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Fly from Caen  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Prague (PRG) CFR - PRG

1 978 Kč - 9 594 Kč

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Bus via Prague, Wilsonova  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris 1774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

1 108 Kč - 1 527 Kč

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Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  7h 6m

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

2 218 Kč - 7 314 Kč

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  7h 19m

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

2 248 Kč - 7 434 Kč

Bus to Nantes, fly  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Nantes Haluchère
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Prague (PRG) NTE - PRG

1 693 Kč - 4 889 Kč

Train, train to Rennes, fly  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Le Mans
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Rennes
  3. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Prague (PRG) RNS - PRG

4 845 Kč - 9 934 Kč

Train  •  15h 56m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ter
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Re

Bus  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Paris 1774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Prague Anděl 109

1 558 Kč - 1 927 Kč

Drive  •  11h 18m

  1. Drive from Caen to Prague 1266.5 km

3 600 Kč - 5 500 Kč

Caen to Prague by train and walk

The journey time between Caen and Prague is around 21h 35m and covers a distance of around 1504 km. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 24m. Operated by SNCF, Transilien, TGV inOui and others, the Caen to Prague service departs from Caen and arrives in Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 35m
Fastest journey time:
21h 24m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
79 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:46
Last service departs at:
14:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Caen to Prague train and walk schedules

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Conditions of entry into Czech Republic from France

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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No, entry into Czech Republic from France is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prague is 1221.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prague is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prague is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1221.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Czech Republic.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Prague is to bus via Prague, Wilsonova which costs €40 - €60 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Prague is to train and fly which costs €85 - €290 and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caen to Prague. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Prague Anděl via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caen to Prague. However, there are services departing from Caen and arriving at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris l'Est and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 56m.

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The distance between Caen and Prague is 1067 km. The road distance is 1266.5 km.

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The best way to get from Caen to Prague without a car is to train which takes 15h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Caen to Prague, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Caen to Prague is to fly which takes 8h 23m and costs €75 - €370. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15h 56m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €75 and takes 18h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Caen to Prague.
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  • Distance: 1067.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between Caen, France and Prague, Czech Republic?

Air France, Volotea and seven other airlines fly from Caen to Prague 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caen to Prague via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris l'Est, and Muenchen Hbf in around 15h 56m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2 800 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Nantes to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
4 800 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 7 500 Kč
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
4 500 Kč - 22 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Nantes to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 Kč - 10 000 Kč
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 Kč - 8 000 Kč
Flights from Nantes to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
4 800 Kč - 13 000 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 9 000 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 200 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 900 Kč - 9 500 Kč
Flights from Nantes to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 6 000 Kč
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 400 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Marseille, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
4 700 Kč - 15 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 700 Kč - 19 000 Kč
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 23 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 400 Kč - 14 000 Kč
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
5 000 Kč - 16 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 100 Kč - 6 500 Kč
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Caen to Prague via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
2 700 Kč - 10 000 Kč
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 Kč - 19 000 Kč
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 Kč - 7 000 Kč
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1 700 Kč - 7 500 Kč
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
3 000 Kč - 14 000 Kč
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rennes to Prague via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
600 Kč - 3 100 Kč
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Caen to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Rail 1st Class
1 000 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Train from Caen to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Rail 1st Class
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
500 Kč - 750 Kč
Rail 1st Class
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
900 Kč - 1 200 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1 000 Kč - 1 200 Kč
1st Class
900 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 100 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
3 100 Kč - 3 700 Kč
1st Class
3 700 Kč - 4 300 Kč
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Le Mans to Rennes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 2 300 Kč
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
410 Kč - 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
350 Kč - 430 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Prague Anděl
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Kč - 1 500 Kč
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
750 Kč - 1 100 Kč
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Prague Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Caen to Prague train services, operated by Die Länderbahn, arrive at Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Caen to Prague is 1267 km. It takes approximately 11h 18m to drive from Caen to Prague.

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Volotea, Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Caen Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Caen to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Caen to Caen Airport is to line 3 bus which takes 19 min and costs €2.

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