There are 11 ways to get from Madrid to Caen by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$102 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Rennes
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Caen Ouibus

$86 - $119

9 alternative options

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 9 min

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

$96 - $304

Fly to Caen  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Caen (CFR) MAD - CFR

$174 - $955

Fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 16 min

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

$114 - $324

Fly to Rennes, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rennes (RNS) MAD - RNS
  2. Take the bus from Rennes to Caen

$93 - $477

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  9 h 12 min

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

$93 - $461

Train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$314 - $392

Train, bus  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian A
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Caen Ouibus

$99 - $130

Bus, train  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Angers
  2. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Le Mans Tgv
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Caen Ic

$164 - $235

Drive  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Caen 806.5 miles

$170 - $250

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Caen, France?

Iberia, Chalair Aviation and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Caen every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Caen via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $900
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Madrid to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
SNCF
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 - $85
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Le Mans to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Angers St Laud to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $400
Train from Angers St Laud to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Caen
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Angers
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Caen is 1010 km. The road distance is 1290 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Caen is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 16 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Caen is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 140€ - 850€.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Caen. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Caen via Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Madrid to Caen, including transfers.