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About the train journey from Douai to Cantin

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The train from Douai to Cantin usually takes 1 hour 25 minutes on average to travel 4 miles (7 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 9 minutes. You can expect to find 11 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Cantin, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. The route to Cantin is operated by SNCF, the French national train operator. You're likely to travel on a TER regional train or Intercités service during your journey, both of which offer modern comfortable seating.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Douai to Cantin in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €2.00.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Cantin, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Douai to Cantin by train

It takes an average of 1h 25m to travel from Douai to Cantin by train, over a distance of around 4 miles (7 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Douai to Cantin and tickets for this journey start from €2 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9m
PriceFrom €2
Distance4 miles (7 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train07:27
Last train20:47
Departure stationDouai
Arrival stationCantin
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Douai to Cantin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Douai to Cantin for Tuesday 23rd August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:27 06:37 10m, direct
07:27 07:38 11m, direct
07:47 09:22 1h 35m, 1 change
10:27 10:36 9m, direct
12:27 12:36 9m, direct
12:47 15:22 2h 35m, 1 change
15:27 15:36 9m, direct
16:25 16:35 10m, direct
17:27 17:36 9m, direct
18:27 18:36 9m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Douai to Cantin

You can travel from Douai to Cantin 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.

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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.

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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 Douai to Cantin

The price of train tickets from Douai to Cantin starts at €2 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 Douai to Cantin 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Douai to Cantin? 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 Douai to Cantin take?

The average journey time by train between Douai and Cantin is 1 hour and 25 minutes, with around 11 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 Douai and Cantin by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Douai to Cantin is 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Douai to Cantin cost?

Train ticket prices from Douai to Cantin can start from as little as €2 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 Douai to Cantin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Douai to Cantin without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Douai to Cantin each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Douai to Cantin leave?

The first train from Douai to Cantin leaves at 07:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Douai to Cantin leave?

The last train from Douai to Cantin leaves at 20:47. 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 Douai and Cantin by train?

Trains travelling from Douai to Cantin cover a distance of around 4 miles (7 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cantin to Douai.
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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Douai to Cantin for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/23/2022. 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 07/28/2022 for travel on 07/28/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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