There are 5 ways to get from Jersey to Caen by ferry, bus, train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  2. Take the bus from Barneville-Carteret to Valognes - Gare SNCF L11
  3. Take the train from Valognes to Caen Ic

$42 - $69

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  2. Take the bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare L10
  3. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Caen

$25 - $46

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
  2. Take the train from Coutances to Caen

$42 - $78

Carferry, drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  2. Drive from Saint-Malo to Caen

$58 - $79

Carferry, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Caen 772

$46 - $61

Questions & Answers

The distance between Jersey and Caen is 129 km.

The best way to get from Jersey to Caen without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Jersey to Caen, including transfers.

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Caen is 1 h ahead of Jersey. It is currently 1:11 PM in Jersey and 2:11 PM in Caen.

There are 647+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jersey to Caen.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Jersey and Caen, France?

There is no direct connection from Saint Helier to Caen. However, you can take the ferry to Barneville-Carteret, take the walk to Barneville-Carteret, take the bus to Valognes - Gare SNCF, take the walk to Valognes, then take the train to Caen. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Saint Helier to Caen via Granville, Granville Cours Jonville, Coutances Place Wood, and Coutances in around 5 h 28 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valognes to Caen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Coutances to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Barneville-Carteret to Valognes - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr
Bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr
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 Cherbourg-Octeville to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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 Saint-Malo to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
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