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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Caen by train, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$136 - $166

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Bus  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris N799 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Caen Ouibus

$39 - $64

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Caen Caen - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$93 - $165

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Caen 479.8 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Lyon, fly to Caen  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Caen (CFR) LYS - CFR

$121 - $608

Fly Geneva to Caen  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Caen (CFR) GVA - CFR

$112 - $720

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$104 - $309

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$95 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Caen is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Caen is to fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 750 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Caen. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Caen via Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Caen is 589 km. The road distance is 767.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Caen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Geneva to Caen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Caen is to train which takes 6 h 21 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 11 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 750 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Caen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Geneva to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Caen station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Caen.
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  • Distance: 368 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Caen via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Caen via Paris, Paris and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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.

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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 - $80
Train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 City Centre - Bercy to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Caen is 768 km. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Geneva to Caen.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 641+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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