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How to travel from Calais to Bayeux by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Calais to Bayeux? Look no further.

You'll usually find 14 trains per day running between Calais and Bayeux, which usually take 8 hours 5 minutes to complete the 261 km journey. It can take as little as 5 hours 10 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Bayeux from Calais, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. Hop on a train operated by either TGV or SNCF to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Calais to Bayeux if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $39.74. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Calais to Bayeux by train

It takes an average of 8h 5m to travel from Calais to Bayeux by train, over a distance of around 162 miles (261 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Calais to Bayeux and tickets for this journey start from $39.74 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 10m
PriceFrom $39.74
Distance162 miles (261 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train07:07
Last train21:13
Departure stationCalais
Arrival stationBayeux
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Calais to Bayeux train times

Check out the next trains departing from Calais to Bayeux for mardi oct. 4 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:06 12:19 5h 13m, 2 changes
09:06 14:16 5h 10m, 1 change
11:30 17:18 5h 48m, 1 change
13:31 19:27 5h 56m, 2 changes
13:36 20:26 6h 50m, 1 change
14:31 20:26 5h 55m, 2 changes
16:15 22:28 6h 13m, 1 change
17:06 22:28 5h 22m, 2 changes
17:20 07:22 14h 2m, 3 changes
19:29 07:43 12h 14m, 1 change

TGV, TER and SNCF trains from Calais to Bayeux

You can travel from Calais to Bayeux on TGV, TER and 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.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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 Calais to Bayeux

The price of train tickets from Calais to Bayeux starts at $39.74 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 Calais to Bayeux 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 Calais to Bayeux

Want to know more about your journey from Calais to Bayeux? 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 Calais to Bayeux take?

The average journey time by train between Calais and Bayeux is 8 hours and 5 minutes, with around 14 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 Calais and Bayeux by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Calais to Bayeux is 5 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Calais to Bayeux cost?

Train tickets from Calais to Bayeux can start from as little as $39.74 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 Calais to Bayeux?

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

What time does the first train from Calais to Bayeux leave?

The first train from Calais to Bayeux leaves at 07:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Calais to Bayeux leave?

The last train from Calais to Bayeux leaves at 21:13. 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 Calais and Bayeux by train?

Trains travelling from Calais to Bayeux cover a distance of around 162 miles (261 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bayeux to Calais.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Calais to Bayeux for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/04/2022. 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 09/04/2022 for travel on 09/04/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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