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Bordeaux to Caen by train

It takes an average of 6h 13m to travel from Bordeaux to Caen by train, over a distance of around 300 miles (483 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Bordeaux to Caen and tickets for this journey start from €31 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 08m
Price€31 - €393.90
Distance300 miles (483 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
Departure stationBordeaux
Arrival stationCaen
Changes1 change
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Bordeaux to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bordeaux to Caen for Tuesday 18th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:04 13:01 5h 57m, 1 change
08:59 14:07 5h 08m, 2 changes
09:04 14:59 5h 55m, 1 change
11:04 16:59 5h 55m, 1 change
12:04 18:03 5h 59m, 1 change
13:08 18:32 5h 24m, 3 changes
13:08 19:33 6h 25m, 2 changes
14:04 19:52 5h 48m, 2 changes
14:24 20:05 5h 41m, 1 change
16:04 21:45 5h 41m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Bordeaux to Caen

Train tickets from Bordeaux to Caen start at €31 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 €155.93.
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avg. single price155.93

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 Bordeaux 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Bordeaux and Caen is 6 hours and 13 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 Bordeaux and Caen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bordeaux to Caen is 5 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Bordeaux to Caen cost?

Train tickets from Bordeaux to Caen can start from as little as €31 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 Bordeaux to Caen?

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

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

The first train from Bordeaux to Caen leaves at 06:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bordeaux to Caen leaves at 21:04. 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 Bordeaux and Caen by train?

Trains travelling from Bordeaux to Caen cover a distance of around 300 miles (483 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Caen to Bordeaux.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / 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 Bordeaux to Caen for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/08/2020. 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 10/08/2020 for travel on 21/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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