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About the train journey from Nice to Caen

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The train from Nice to Caen usually takes 11 hours 24 minutes on average to travel 843 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 9 hours 5 minutes. You can expect to find 12 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Nice and Caen, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Caen.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Nice to Caen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $35.00.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Caen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Nice to Caen by train

It takes an average of 11h 24m to travel from Nice to Caen by train, over a distance of around 524 miles (843 km). There are normally 12 trains per day traveling from Nice to Caen and tickets for this journey start from $35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 5m
PriceFrom $35
Distance524 miles (843 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
First train05:52
Last train19:20
Departure stationNice
Arrival stationCaen
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus

Nice to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Nice to Caen for Tuesday Oct 18th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:52 13:57 9h 5m, 1 change
05:20 15:04 9h 44m, 2 changes
05:52 16:42 10h 50m, 3 changes
05:52 17:00 11h 8m, 2 changes
07:20 17:00 9h 40m, 2 changes
07:20 18:06 10h 46m, 2 changes
09:53 19:09 9h 16m, 1 change
10:53 20:08 9h 15m, 1 change
12:52 22:10 9h 18m, 1 change
15:52 07:25 15h 33m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Nice to Caen

The price of train tickets from Nice to Caen starts at $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 Nice 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 Nice to Caen

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

The average journey time by train between Nice and Caen is 11 hours and 24 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 Nice and Caen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nice to Caen is 9 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Nice to Caen cost?

Train tickets from Nice to Caen can start from as little as $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 Nice to Caen?

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

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

The first train from Nice to Caen leaves at 05:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nice to Caen leaves at 19:20. 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 Nice and Caen by train?

Trains travelling from Nice to Caen cover a distance of around 524 miles (843 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Caen to Nice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Nice to Caen for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. 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 11/09/2022 for travel on 11/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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