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Caen to Lyon by train

It takes an average of 6h 33m to travel from Caen to Lyon by train, over a distance of around 338 miles (543 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Caen to Lyon and tickets for this journey start from $31.45 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 55m
PriceFrom $31.45
Distance338 miles (543 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationCaen
Arrival stationLyon
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaBus

Caen to Lyon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Caen to Lyon for mardi avr. 20 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:34 01:08 6h 34m, 2 changes
09:04 01:59 4h 55m, 1 change
09:33 05:25 7h 52m, 1 change
10:26 04:42 6h 16m, 2 changes
00:04 05:50 5h 46m, 2 changes
00:04 06:03 5h 59m, 1 change
00:30 07:23 6h 53m, 2 changes
03:04 08:06 5h 2m, 1 change
04:04 09:11 5h 7m, 1 change
05:04 10:10 5h 6m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Caen to Lyon

The price of train tickets from Caen to Lyon starts at $31.45 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Caen to Lyon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Caen to Lyon

Want to know more about your journey from Caen to Lyon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Caen to Lyon take?

The average journey time by train between Caen and Lyon is 6 hours and 33 minutes, with around 12 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Caen and Lyon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Caen to Lyon is 4 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Caen to Lyon cost?

Train tickets from Caen to Lyon can start from as little as $31.45 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Caen to Lyon?

No, there are no direct train services from Caen to Lyon. Travelling from Caen to Lyon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Caen to Lyon leave?

The first train from Caen to Lyon leaves at 06:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Caen to Lyon leave?

The last train from Caen to Lyon leaves at 07:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Caen and Lyon by train?

Trains travelling from Caen to Lyon cover a distance of around 338 miles (543 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lyon to Caen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Caen to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/20/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/19/2021 for travel on 05/19/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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