There are 6 ways to get from London to Ouistreham by train, car, car ferry, bus, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$118 - $301

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Caen Ouibus

$22 - $30

4 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham

$51 - $133

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ouistreham

$233 - $265

Train to Southend, fly to Caen, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Caen (CFR) SEN - CFR
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Ouistreham

$55 - $681

Fly London City to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Paris Orly (ORY) LCY - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$150 - $1,487

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ouistreham is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ouistreham is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between London and Ouistreham is 155 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from London to Ouistreham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Ouistreham. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Ouistreham via Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Ouistreham, France?

You can take a train from London to Ouistreham via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare Du Nord - Dunkerque, Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris St Lazare, and Caen in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Ouistreham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
Eurostar
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Caen
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Ouistreham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Caen-Ouistreham
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $110

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