There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Carentan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

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

$45 - $70

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Bus, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris West - La Défense to Caen Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from Caen to Carentan Ic

$27 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Paris City Centre - Bercy  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Caen Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Caen to Carentan Ic

$27 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Carentan 191.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Carentan is to bus and train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Carentan is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris St Lazare and arriving at Carentan. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Paris and Carentan is 267 km. The road distance is 306.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Carentan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Paris St Lazare to Carentan takes 2 h 37 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Paris to Carentan train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Paris St Lazare station.

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Paris to Carentan train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Carentan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Carentan is 307 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Paris to Carentan.

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  • Distance: 166.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Carentan, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris to Carentan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Carentan
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Caen to Carentan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
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 West - La Défense to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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, Paris La Défense to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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