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Buses from Brussels to Caen

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Caen. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Caen usually takes around 10 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance239 mi (385 km)
Shortest duration7h 55m
Cheapest price$18.63
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Caen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Brussels to Caen that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus113h 45m$37.71
FlixBus39h 31m$36.97
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Caen from $26. There are 1 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Brussels to Caen and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Caen. In Brussels, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Caen from Gare du Midi and no other station. In Caen, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Gare de Caen and no other station.

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Caen takes 13 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Caen in 7 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Caen.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Brussels to Caen from $19. There are 3 FlixBus schedules from Brussels to Caen and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Caen. In Brussels, FlixBus departs to Caen from Gare du Midi and no other station. In Caen, FlixBus arrives at Caen Central Bus Station and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Brussels to Caen takes 9 hours and 31 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Caen in 7 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Caen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Caen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 385 kilometers from Brussels to Caen. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Caen. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00am. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Caen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Caen are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Brussels to Caen. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Brussels

The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Brussels.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

Where does the bus arrive in Caen?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Caen.

Bus stations in Caen:

  • Caen Central Bus Station

  • Gare de Caen

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