There are 7 ways to get from Ghent to Caen by train, bus, car, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$130 - $190

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Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen Ouibus

$17 - $26

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Bus Isilines  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen

$17 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Caen 286.5 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Brussels, fly to Caen  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Caen (CFR) BRU - CFR

$164 - $676

Night bus to Lille Lesquin, fly to Caen  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ghent to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Caen (CFR) LIL - CFR

$146 - $669

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$141 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Caen is to bus which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Caen is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Caen is 357 km. The road distance is 458.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Ghent to Caen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Caen. However, there are services departing from Ghent and arriving at Caen via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Caen. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre and arriving at Caen via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Ghent to Caen via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Caen via Lille in around 6 h 41 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,200
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,200
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
SNCF
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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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com

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