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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Caen by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

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Fly to Caen  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Caen (CFR) FCO - CFR

$304 - $918

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris N1729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Caen Ouibus

$94 - $153

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$116 - $407

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$112 - $380

Train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$249 - $322

Bus, train  •  24 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$151 - $266

Train, Thello  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station Fr
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon 220
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$182 - $291

Drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Caen 1055.4 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Caen is to bus which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 21 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Caen is to fly which costs 260€ - 800€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Caen. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Caen via Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rome and Caen is 1285 km. The road distance is 1688.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Caen without a car is to train which takes 14 h 39 min and costs 210€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Rome to Caen, including transfers.

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Rome to Caen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Caen is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 260€ - 800€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 280€ and takes 14 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 21 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Rome to Caen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Caen station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Caen.
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  • Distance: 803.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Caen, France?

Hop!, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Rome to Caen twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Caen via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 14 h 39 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Rome to Caen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
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 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
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Caen is 1689 km. It takes approximately 15 h 49 min to drive from Rome to Caen.

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Alitalia, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 641+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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