Bordeaux to Caen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 53m
  • Distance
    484 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bordeaux to Caen by train

Fast trains from Bordeaux to Caen take around 4 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 484 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bordeaux and Caen.

1. Are there direct trains from Bordeaux to Caen?

Journeys between Bordeaux and Caen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Bordeaux to Caen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bordeaux to Caen?

The Bordeaux to Caen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bordeaux to Caen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Caen is usually scheduled to depart Bordeaux around 05:23 and the last train is around 17:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bordeaux around 05:23, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Bordeaux to Caen train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bordeaux to Caen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bordeaux and Caen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bordeaux to Caen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • TNO
  • Train Express Regional
  • Train Nomad (TNO)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.