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Caen to Paris by train

It takes an average of 2h 12m to travel from Caen to Paris by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 41 trains per day travelling from Caen to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $19.13 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 2m
PriceFrom $19.13
Distance124 miles (200 km)
Frequency41 trains per day
Departure stationCaen
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus, BlaBlaCar Bus

Caen to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Caen to Paris for Sunday May 16th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
09:05 Caen12:06 Paris MontparnasseTER 16552 SNCF Get tickets3h 1m, 1 change
09:27 Caen12:59 Paris St-LazareTER 3332 SNCF Get tickets3h 32m, 2 changes
10:06 Caen14:00 Paris St-LazareTER 52006 SNCF Get tickets3h 54m, 1 change
12:06 Caen15:59 Paris St-LazareTER 52010 SNCF Get tickets3h 53m, 1 change
12:52 Caen16:24 Paris MontparnasseTER 16556 SNCF Get tickets3h 32m, 1 change
14:22 Caen16:34 Paris St-LazareTER 3360 SNCF Get tickets2h 12m, direct
15:56 Caen18:02 Paris St-LazareTER 3314 SNCF Get tickets2h 6m, direct
16:48 Caen19:02 Paris St-LazareTER 3340 SNCF Get tickets2h 14m, direct
17:06 Caen19:30 Paris St-LazareTER 52016 SNCF Get tickets2h 24m, 1 change
17:56 Caen20:02 Paris St-LazareTER 3316 SNCF Get tickets2h 6m, direct

SNCF trains from Caen to Paris

You can travel from Caen to Paris on SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Caen to Paris

The price of train tickets from Caen to Paris starts at $19.13 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 Paris 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 Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Caen to Paris? 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 Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Caen and Paris is 2 hours and 12 minutes, with around 41 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 Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Caen to Paris is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

How much does the train from Caen to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Caen to Paris can start from as little as $19.13 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 Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Caen to Paris without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Caen to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Caen to Paris leaves at 11:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Caen to Paris leaves at 10:56. 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 Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Caen to Paris cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Caen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Caen to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/16/2021. 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 05/20/2021 for travel on 05/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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