How to Reach Caen - The Easiest Way to Reach Caen


  • By Car: Caen can be reached from Paris, Cherbourg, Rouen, Rennes, Tours and Le Mans by car through national highways.
  • By Trains: There are frequent trains from Paris Saint-Lazare station to Caen and Cherbourg, leaving at an interval of two hours.  Les Sables d'Olonne, La Rochelle and Bordeaux can also be accessed via train by interchanges at Le Mans and Nantes.
  • By Ferry: Ferries operate via Channel from Portsmouth (UK) to Ouistreham, which is 15 kilometres away from Caen. 


  • There is an extensive bus and tram network called as "twisto; which runs through Caen and provides easy access to all the major tourist attractions.

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Modes of Transportation in Caen

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Caen. The most preferred mode of transport in Caen is Car.

Average distance: 13 km Average time: 10 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 10 min Overall average time for 13 kms 10 min

How to Reach Caen from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Amayé-sur-orne to Caen 13.11 km 13 mins
Évrecy to Caen 17.39 km 17 mins
Sainte-honorine-du-fay to Caen 17.95 km 17 mins
Ouilly-le-tesson to Caen 27.3 km 27 mins
Grangues to Caen 36.43 km 36 mins
Balleroy to Caen 51.81 km 51 mins
Flers to Caen 53.22 km 53 mins
La poterie-mathieu to Caen 99.25 km 1 hour 39 mins
Coutances to Caen 119.75 km 1 hour 59 mins
Waterlooville to Caen 203.35 km 3 hours 23 mins
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