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Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen by train

It takes an average of 5h 20m to travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen by train, over a distance of around 126 miles (202 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen and tickets for this journey start from $10.98 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 59m
Price$10.98 - $166.43
Distance126 miles (202 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationParis Gare de Lyon
Arrival stationCaen
Changes1 change
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Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen for Tuesday Jul 14th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:02 Paris Gare de Lyon RER10:03 CaenRER 83546 SNCF Get tickets4h 01m, 1 change
06:46 Paris Gare de Lyon12:59 CaenTER 91051 SNCF Get tickets6h 13m, 2 changes
08:46 Paris Gare de Lyon16:38 CaenTER 91053 SNCF Get tickets7h 52m, 2 changes
15:09 Paris Gare de Lyon RER18:03 CaenRER 83829 SNCF Get tickets2h 54m, 1 change
16:46 Paris Gare de Lyon22:59 CaenTER 91013 SNCF Get tickets6h 13m, 2 changes
17:46 Paris Gare de Lyon00:44 CaenTER 91019 SNCF Get tickets6h 58m, 2 changes
19:46 Paris Gare de Lyon04:04 CaenTER 91029 SNCF Get tickets8h 18m, 2 changes
06:02 Paris Gare de Lyon RER08:46 CaenRER 83546 SNCF Get tickets2h 44m, 1 change
06:46 Paris Gare de Lyon13:01 CaenTER 91001 SNCF Get tickets6h 15m, 2 changes
08:46 Paris Gare de Lyon14:59 CaenTER 91003 SNCF Get tickets6h 13m, 2 changes

SNCF and Intercités trains from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen

You can travel from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen on SNCF and Intercités 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).

PhotoThierry80, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Intercités is the classic service of SNCF. The Intercités lines are an important part of the French rail network. Trains make more stops and are cheaper than TGVs, and run at speeds of up to 100 mph (160 km/h). Two comfort classes are offered aboard Intercités – First Class and Second Class. Intercités by night allows you to travel at night on certain routes, in sleeper cars.

Cheap train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen

Train tickets from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen start at $10.98 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $40.69.
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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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 5 hours and 20 minutes, with around 6 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 59 minutes.

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 $10.98 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.

Is there a direct train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Caen?

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

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 05:47. 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 16:21. 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 126 miles (202 km) during the journey.

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Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / 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 07/14/2020. 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 07/06/2020 for travel on 01/19/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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