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Caen to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 6h 29m to travel from Caen to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 239 miles (384 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Caen to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from €44 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 21m
Price€44 - €214.40
Distance239 miles (384 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationCaen
Arrival stationBrussels
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Caen to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Caen to Brussels for Thursday 21st Jan 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:57 Caen09:47 Bruxelles-MidiTER 3350 SNCF Get tickets4h 50m, 1 change
06:56 Caen11:17 Bruxelles-MidiTER 3300 SNCF Get tickets4h 21m, 1 change
07:11 Caen12:33 Bruxelles-MidiTER 52004 SNCF Get tickets5h 22m, 4 changes
07:11 Caen13:47 Bruxelles-MidiTER 52004 SNCF Get tickets6h 36m, 2 changes
07:45 Caen15:33 Bruxelles-MidiTER 16550 SNCF Get tickets7h 48m, 3 changes
08:06 Caen15:33 Bruxelles-MidiTER 52026 SNCF Get tickets7h 27m, 4 changes
11:56 Caen18:44 Bruxelles-MidiTER 3306 SNCF Get tickets6h 48m, 2 changes
14:18 Caen18:47 Bruxelles-MidiTER 3360 SNCF Get tickets4h 29m, 2 changes
14:52 Caen20:44 Bruxelles-MidiTER 57118 SNCF Get tickets5h 52m, 2 changes
16:48 Caen22:51 Bruxelles-MidiTER 3340 SNCF Get tickets6h 03m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Caen to Brussels

Train tickets from Caen to Brussels start at €44 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 €125.19.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price90.55
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price117.30
on the day
avg. single price125.19

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 Caen to Brussels 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 Caen to Brussels? 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 Caen to Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Caen and Brussels is 6 hours and 29 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 Caen and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Caen to Brussels is 4 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Caen to Brussels cost?

Train ticket prices from Caen to Brussels can start from as little as €44 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Caen to Brussels?

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

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

The first train from Caen to Brussels leaves at 04:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Caen to Brussels 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 Caen and Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Caen to Brussels cover a distance of around 239 miles (384 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Caen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Caen to Brussels.
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 Caen to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/01/2021. 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 18/01/2021 for travel on 10/02/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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