Lyon to Caen by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    21:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 46m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Caen by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Caen take around 4 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Caen.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Caen?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lyon to Caen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Lyon to Caen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Caen is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 05:34 and the last train is around 19:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 05:50, and the last at 21:30.

When to book Lyon 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 Lyon to Caen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Caen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon 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.

Caen to Lyon by train

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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.