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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ypres to Gand-Saint-Pierre Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$139 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus via Brugge Station perron 7  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen Ouibus

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Caen Ouibus

$24 - $35

Bus Isilines  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Caen

$25 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ypres to Caen 268.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train, tram, fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ypres to Courtrai
  2. Take the tram from Victoire to Gare Lille Europe
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Caen (CFR) LIL - CFR

$157 - $686

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ypres to Caen is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ypres to Caen is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Ypres and Caen is 297 km. The road distance is 429 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Ypres to Caen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ypres to Caen. However, there are services departing from Ieper Markt and arriving at Caen via Roeselare Station perron 5, Bruges and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ypres to Caen. However, there are services departing from Ypres and arriving at Caen via Gand-Saint-Pierre, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between Ypres, Belgium and Caen, France?

You can take a train from Ypres to Caen via Gand-Saint-Pierre, Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Ypres to Caen hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,400
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Figari
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,200
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,200
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ypres to Gand-Saint-Pierre
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Ypres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com

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