Caen to Lille by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    19:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 51m
  • Distance
    295 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Caen to Lille by train

Fast trains from Caen to Lille take around 3 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 295 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Caen and Lille.

1. Are there direct trains from Caen to Lille?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Caen to Lille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

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

The Caen to Lille train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart Caen around 05:05 and the last train is around 18:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Caen around 06:06, and the last at 19:54.

When to book Caen to Lille 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 Caen to Lille by train.

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Which train companies operate between Caen and Lille?

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

  • Alleo
  • Autocar
  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • TNO
  • Train Express Regional
  • Train Nomad
  • 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.