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There are 7 ways to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings by train, bus and ferry, bus, car train, car, car ferry or plane

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  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux Ic

$143 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Bayeux Cherbourg - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$60 - $87

5 alternative options

Train via Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy 9074
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Bayeux Cherbourg - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$128 - $307

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

$87 - $137

Eurotunnel, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Normandy landings

$264 - $303

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Normandy landings

$78 - $116

Train, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Caen (CFR) SEN - CFR

$136 - $782

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings is to bus and train which costs £45 - £70 and takes 14 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £200 - £240 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and Normandy landings is 154 miles.

The best way to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings without a car is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs £100 - £230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Caen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 588+ hotels available in Normandy landings. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to Normandy landings.
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  • Distance: 153.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Normandy landings, France?

You can take a train from Canterbury to Normandy landings via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, Paris St Lazare, and Bayeux in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Ashford International Station to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Bayeux
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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 Canterbury to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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