There are 4 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen by train, bus, car 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  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport to Caen Ouibus / ...

$9 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen 159.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Caen (CFR) CDG - CFR

$101 - $626

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The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen is to bus which costs 8€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport station and arriving at Caen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen. However, there are services departing from Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv and arriving at Caen via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Caen is 214 km. The road distance is 255.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Paris St Lazare station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 550€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Caen station.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen.
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  • Distance: 133.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Caen, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Caen twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Train operators
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 - $85
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 Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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