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Lyon to Caen by train

It takes an average of 5h 37m to travel from Lyon to Caen by train, over a distance of around 338 miles (543 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Caen and tickets for this journey start from $31.35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 41m
PriceFrom $31.35
Distance338 miles (543 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:04
Last train19:04
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationCaen
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaBus

Lyon to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to Caen for Tuesday Jun 29th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:04 11:12 5h 8m, 1 change
07:04 11:59 4h 55m, 1 change
08:04 12:58 4h 54m, 1 change
09:04 13:59 4h 55m, 1 change
10:26 15:59 5h 33m, 1 change
12:04 16:59 4h 55m, 1 change
12:59 18:25 5h 26m, 1 change
14:04 19:06 5h 2m, 1 change
15:04 20:06 5h 2m, 1 change
16:30 21:11 4h 41m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Caen

The price of train tickets from Lyon to Caen starts at $31.35 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 Lyon to Caen 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 Lyon to Caen

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

The average journey time by train between Lyon and Caen is 5 hours and 37 minutes, with around 13 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 Lyon and Caen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to Caen is 4 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to Caen cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to Caen can start from as little as $31.35 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 Lyon to Caen?

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

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

The first train from Lyon to Caen leaves at 05:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lyon to Caen leaves at 19:04. 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 Lyon and Caen by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to Caen 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 Caen to Lyon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to Caen for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/29/2021. 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 01/30/2021 for travel on 01/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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