There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg to Caen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$130 - $188

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Caen 722 / ...

$27 - $70

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Caen 453 miles

$95 - $140

Fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$242 - $1,116

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to bus which costs 23€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to fly which costs 200€ - 950€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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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, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Caen is 596 km. The road distance is 724.8 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Caen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Strasbourg to Caen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Caen is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs 200€ - 950€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Caen.
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  • Distance: 372.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Caen via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Le Peletier, Notre-Dame de Lorette, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Caen via Paris, Paris in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Figari
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Strasbourg to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 - $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 Strasbourg to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 Strasbourg to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Chalair Aviation, Volotea and Hop! offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Caen Airport.

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Book your Strasbourg to Caen bus tickets online with Distribusion, FlixBus and two other operators.

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There are 635+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $69 USD 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 8€ - 12€.

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