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On average, it takes around 7 hours 20 minutes to travel from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 37 minutes though. You'll usually find 7 trains per day running along the 589 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Caen, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with TGV, ICE or SNCF on your way to Caen, as these are the main rail operators on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen start from $64.98 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 7h 20m to travel from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen by train, over a distance of around 366 miles (589 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen and tickets for this journey start from $64.98 when you book in advance.
589 miles (366 km)
7 trains per day
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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.
The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.
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).
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.
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Kaiserslautern Hbf and Caen is 7 hours and 20 minutes, with around 7 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen is 5 hours and 37 minutes.
Train tickets from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen can start from as little as $64.98 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen. Travelling from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen leaves at 04:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen leaves at 20:22. 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.
Trains travelling from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Caen cover a distance of around 366 miles (589 km) during the journey.