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Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen by train

It takes an average of 2h 10m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen by train, over a distance of around 125 miles (202 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen and tickets for this journey start from $18.69 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 1m
PriceFrom $18.69
Distance125 miles (202 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train07:57
Last train18:57
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationCaen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen for Tuesday Aug 3rd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:57 11:59 2h 2m, direct
10:57 12:58 2h 1m, direct
11:57 13:59 2h 2m, direct
12:56 15:04 2h 8m, direct
13:57 16:02 2h 5m, direct
14:56 16:59 2h 3m, direct
15:07 17:50 2h 43m, 1 change
15:54 18:03 2h 9m, direct
16:07 18:25 2h 18m, direct
16:59 19:06 2h 7m, direct

SNCF trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen

The price of train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen starts at $18.69 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 Paris Gare de 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen

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

The average journey time by train between Paris Gare de Lyon and Caen is 2 hours and 10 minutes, with around 15 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Caen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen is 2 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen cost?

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen can start from as little as $18.69 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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen leaves at 07:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen leaves at 18:57. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon and Caen by train?

Trains travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen cover a distance of around 125 miles (202 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/03/2021. 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 08/02/2021 for travel on 08/02/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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