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There are 9 ways to get from London to Ouistreham by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$118 - $296

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Bus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Ouistreham Ouibus

$27 - $37

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

$71 - $120

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

$230 - $262

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ouistreham

$86 - $130

Train to Southend, fly to Caen  •  6 h 8 min

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

$56 - $680

Fly London Heathrow to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Paris CDG (CDG) LHR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$128 - $350

Fly London City to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 46 min

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

$150 - $1,486

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Paris CDG (CDG) LGW - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$97 - $268

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ouistreham is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ouistreham is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £210 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Ouistreham. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Ouistreham via Lille and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 47 min.

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The distance between London and Ouistreham is 155 miles.

The best way to get from London to Ouistreham without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs £90 - £230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from London to Ouistreham, including transfers.

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London to Ouistreham bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Ouistreham is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs £90 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £29 and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Caen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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London to Ouistreham bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Ouistreham station.

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Map of how to get from London to Ouistreham.
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  • Distance: 155.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

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 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Ouistreham via Paris Centre - Bercy in around 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from London City to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $39,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Ouistreham
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Ouistreham is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:04 PM in London and 6:04 PM in Ouistreham.

Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 728+ hotels available in Ouistreham. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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