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There are 10 ways to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux Ter

€138 - €293

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Night bus, bus  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Lille BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

€45 - €75

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Train, bus  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

€116 - €406

Bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille N1325 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

€47 - €69

Drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Omaha Beach 697.2 km

€85 - €130

Fly to Caen  •  11h 22m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Caen (CFR) AMS - CFR

€126 - €358

Fly to Rennes, train  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Pontchaillou to Bayeux

€127 - €383

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux

€130 - €253

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux

€110 - €285

Fly to Nantes, train  •  12h 13m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Caen

€166 - €368

Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Caen (CFR) flights

The flight time between Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) and Caen (CFR) is around 6h 57m and covers a distance of around 506 km. The fastest flight normally takes 5h. Services are operated by KLM, Air France, Volotea and others. Typically 30 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 57m
Fastest flight journey time:
5h
Flight distance:
506 km
Flights per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€65
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:40
Last flight departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Caen (CFR) flight schedules

Netherlands → France
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International entry into France from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Omaha Beach is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Omaha Beach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Omaha Beach is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach is to bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 6h 51m.

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The distance between Leiden and Omaha Beach is 488 km. The road distance is 697.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach without a car is to train which takes 10h 7m and costs €130 - €300.

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It takes approximately 10h 7m to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach is to train which takes 10h 7m and costs €130 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 16h 19m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €360 and takes 11h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Omaha Beach is 697 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Leiden to Omaha Beach.

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Volotea, KLM and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Omaha Beach. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Omaha Beach.
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  • Distance: 488.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 7m

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Omaha Beach, France?

You can take a train from Leiden to Omaha Beach via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, Paris St Lazare, Bayeux, BAYEUX: gare, and ST LAURENT SUR MER: bourg in around 10h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Omaha Beach via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal, The Hague, Lille, Caen, Caen, Bayeux, BAYEUX: gare, and ST LAURENT SUR MER: bourg in around 16h 19m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Rennes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €380
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Bayeux
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Train from Pontchaillou to Bayeux
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Le Mans to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
Night bus from Amsterdam - Schipol Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs €7 - €16.

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