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There are 6 ways to get from Strasbourg to Caen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ter

81€ - 168€

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 091 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen 772 / ...

27€ - 46€

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Bus via Roissy-en-France  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Strasbourg > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Caen 6036

37€ - 59€

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Caen 724.7 km

85€ - 130€

Fly from Strasbourg  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Caen (CFR) SXB - CFR

144€ - 615€

Train to Metz/Nancy, fly  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lorraine Tgv
  2. Fly from Metz/Nancy (ETZ) to Caen (CFR) ETZ - CFR

220€ - 814€

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to fly which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg to Caen. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Caen via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Caen. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Caen via Gare de l'Est and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Caen is 596 km. The road distance is 724.7 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Caen without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Strasbourg to Caen, including transfers.

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

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Strasbourg to Caen train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 10h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 650€ and takes 4h 59m.

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  • Distance: 596.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Caen via Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Chaussée d'Antin, and Paris St Lazare in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Caen via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 10h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Caen via Calvi
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
190€ - 800€
Flights from Metz/Nancy to Caen via Nice, Calvi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
80€ - 95€
Train from Strasbourg to Lorraine Tgv
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
36€ - 42€
1st Class
32€ - 38€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Strasbourg to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Rail 1st Class
65€ - 100€
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Strasbourg to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Caen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Strasbourg to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Caen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR

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There is no direct flight from Strasbourg Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Strasbourg to Caen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Caen station.

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Strasbourg to Caen train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Caen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Caen is 725 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Strasbourg to Caen.

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Air France offers flights from Strasbourg Airport to Caen Airport.

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Book your Strasbourg to Caen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 969+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Strasbourg Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs 3€ - 13€.

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