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There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Caen (Station) by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train, plane or ferry

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  •  7 h 39 min

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

$140 - $343

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Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Caen (Station)

$55 - $144

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...

$78 - $133

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Caen (Station)

$246 - $285

Train, train to Southend, fly to Caen  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Caen (CFR) SEN - CFR

$81 - $721

Fly Southampton to Jersey, ferry, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Jersey (JER) SOU - JER
  2. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  3. Take the train from Valognes to Caen

$79 - $289

Fly Southampton to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$101 - $377

Fly Southampton to Rennes, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rennes (RNS) SOU - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Caen

$126 - $495

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 6 min

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

$123 - $347

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 39 min

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

$118 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Caen (Station) is to drive and car ferry which costs £40 - £120 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Caen (Station) is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £180 - £220 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Caen (Station). However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Caen via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Caen (Station) is 129 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Caen (Station) without a car is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs £100 - £270.

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Southampton to Caen (Station), including transfers.

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Southampton to Caen (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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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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Southampton to Caen (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Caen station.

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Caen (Station) is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 3:41 PM in Southampton and 4:41 PM in Caen (Station).

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  • Distance: 129 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Caen (Station), France?

You can take a train from Southampton to Caen (Station) via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from London Heathrow to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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 Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Train from Valognes to Caen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
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
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 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
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$15
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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More Questions & Answers

Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Caen (Station). Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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