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There are 11 ways to get from Lisbon to Caen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Caen  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Caen (CFR) LIS - CFR

60€ - 259€

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Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  8h 29m

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

81€ - 453€

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8h 34m

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

94€ - 360€

Fly to Rennes, train  •  11h 45m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rennes (RNS) LIS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Pontchaillou to Caen

88€ - 286€

Fly to Nantes, train  •  9h 49m

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

88€ - 294€

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Beauvais (BVA) LIS - BVA
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

79€ - 410€

Train, bus  •  24h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Pombal Ic
  2. Take the bus from Pombal to Tours
  3. Take the train from Tours to Caen Ter

142€ - 232€

Train, bus via Irun  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha Ic
  2. Take the bus from Porto to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ter

200€ - 306€

Bus  •  30h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 793 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen 772 / ...

97€ - 128€

Bus via Portalegre  •  32h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
  2. Take the bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni 330
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Caen

98€ - 133€

Drive  •  16h 24m

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Caen 1757.6 km

210€ - 310€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Caen is to bus which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 30h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Caen is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 460€ and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Caen. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Caen via Portalegre and Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 15m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Caen is 1358 km. The road distance is 1757.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Caen without a car is to train and bus which takes 24h 19m and costs 140€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from Lisbon to Caen, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Caen bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Caen is to fly which takes 9h 37m and costs 60€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 30h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Lisbon Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 50m and has one stopover.

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Lisbon to Caen bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Caen station.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Caen.
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  • Distance: 1357.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 37m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Caen, France?

Air France, TAP Portugal and eight other airlines fly from Lisbon to Caen 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Caen via Lisboa - Oriente, Lisbon, Lisbon, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 30h 52m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Paris CDG, Marseille
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Sevilla, Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Nantes, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Madrid, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 490€
Flights from Lisbon to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 420€
Flights from Lisbon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Lisbon to Nantes via Faro
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 450€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 450€
Flights from Lisbon to Rennes via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Lisbon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Lisbon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Lisbon to Rennes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Lisbon to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Lisbon to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lisbon to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
75€ - 480€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Lisbon to Paris CDG via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
280€ - 500€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rennes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Pontchaillou to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
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 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Tours to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 65€
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€
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Pombal
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 17€
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Porto - Campanha
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
24€ - 35€
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pombal to Tours
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.viageos.com
Bus from Porto to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
barquense.viageos.com
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon, Lisbon to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Caen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Caen is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 9:50 AM in Lisbon and 10:50 AM in Caen.

Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Caen is 1758 km. It takes approximately 16h 24m to drive from Lisbon to Caen.

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Transavia France, Air Leisure, Volotea and five other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 926+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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