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Coutances to Caen by train

It takes an average of 1h 12m to travel from Coutances to Caen by train, over a distance of around 50 miles (81 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Coutances to Caen and tickets for this journey start from €7 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 5m
Price€7 - €32.60
Distance50 miles (81 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationCoutances
Arrival stationCaen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Coutances to Caen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Coutances to Caen for Friday 22nd Jan 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:01 Coutances07:16 CaenTER 52610 SNCF Get tickets1h 15m, direct
06:31 Coutances07:45 CaenTER 53412 SNCF Get tickets1h 14m, direct
07:31 Coutances08:46 CaenTER 53414 SNCF Get tickets1h 15m, direct
08:32 Coutances09:48 CaenTER 52616 SNCF Get tickets1h 16m, direct
16:39 Coutances17:47 CaenTER 52632 SNCF Get tickets1h 8m, direct
17:49 Coutances19:06 CaenTER 53434 SNCF Get tickets1h 17m, direct
20:26 Coutances21:31 CaenTER 52870 SNCF Get tickets1h 5m, direct
06:26 Coutances07:42 CaenTER 52612 SNCF Get tickets1h 16m, direct
08:32 Coutances09:48 CaenTER 53416 SNCF Get tickets1h 16m, direct
10:32 Coutances11:48 CaenTER 53420 SNCF Get tickets1h 16m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Coutances to Caen

You can travel from Coutances to Caen on TER and 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.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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 Coutances to Caen

Train tickets from Coutances to Caen start at €7 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 €18.48.
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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 Coutances 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 Coutances 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 Coutances to Caen take?

The average journey time by train between Coutances and Caen is 1 hour and 12 minutes, with around 7 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 Coutances and Caen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Coutances to Caen is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Coutances to Caen cost?

Train ticket prices from Coutances to Caen can start from as little as €7 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 Coutances to Caen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Coutances to Caen without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Coutances 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 Coutances to Caen leave?

The first train from Coutances to Caen leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Coutances to Caen leaves at 20:26. 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 Coutances and Caen by train?

Trains travelling from Coutances to Caen cover a distance of around 50 miles (81 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Caen to Coutances.
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 Coutances to Caen for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/01/2021. 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 11/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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