There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Caen by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, plane or night bus

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

Car ferry, train via London St. Pancras International  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$301 - $582

Cheapest option

Fly to Beauvais, bus, night bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Beauvais (BVA) DUB - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais - Airport to Rouen City Center
  3. Take the night bus from Rouen City Center to Caen

$47 - $266

7 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ic

$66 - $124

Bus and ferry, bus  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$49 - $64

Fly to Caen  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Caen (CFR) DUB - CFR

$71 - $365

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 44 min

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

$118 - $384

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$124 - $403

Fly to Rennes, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rennes (RNS) DUB - RNS
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Caen

$130 - $457

Fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Nantes (NTE) DUB - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Caen

$155 - $510

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Caen is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 22 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Caen is to fly and bus which costs 110€ - 390€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Caen is 617 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to get from Dublin to Caen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Caen. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Caen via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Caen, France?

Air France, Hop! and seven other airlines fly from Dublin to Caen every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Dublin to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Dublin to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Le Mans to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Caen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Beauvais - Airport to Rouen City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Rouen City Center to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$118
Passenger
$41

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