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There are 5 ways to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen 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 via Gare de Paris-St-Lazare  •  3h 6m

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

$37 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 10m

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

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 6m

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

$37 - $57

Rideshare  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Caen 146.2 miles

$16

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen 146.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen is to bus which costs 8€ - 22€ and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 17m.

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The distance between Châtelet - Les Halles Station and Caen is 201 km. The road distance is 235 km.

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The best way to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 22€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen.

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There are 644+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen.
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  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Châtelet - Les Halles Station, France and Caen, France?

SNCF operates a train from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Châtelet - Les Halles Station to Caen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2h 55m. Ouibus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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 Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris La Défense to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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 Paris - La Défense Bus station to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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