Coaches from Lyon to Caen
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There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Lyon to Caen. Traveling by coach from Lyon to Caen usually takes around 11 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus coach can make the trip in 9 hours and 45 minutes.
|Distance||339 mi (545 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 45m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What coach companies travel from Lyon to Caen?
There are two coach lines that have daily service from Lyon to Caen that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.
BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Lyon and Caen, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from Lyon to Caen, and usually makes the trip in about 12 hours and 0 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Lyon to Caen during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.
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 coach ride from Lyon to Caen?
The coach takes an average of 11 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 339 miles from Lyon to Caen. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?
Because many passengers travel from Lyon to Caen at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Lyon?
The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Lyon to Caen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
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Located at the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône rivers in the central-west of France, Lyon is France's third-largest city, after Paris and Marseille. Lyon has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 2,000 years of history and its central role in the Renaissance. Vieux Lyon is the city's historic area, full of old buildings and a vibrant French atmosphere. Wander through the traboules, a unique architectural feature of the city; these secret passageways wind through Lyon's buildings and courtyards. Several guided tours will describe the many uses of these covered paths throughout Lyon's history: from shortcuts to the river for 4th-century residents to meeting places for 19th-century silk workers and the World War II French resistance.
Lyon is also famously hailed as the birthplace of cinema. To immerse yourself in film history, visit the Musée Cinéma et Miniature to explore old movie props, costumes, and even complete film sets from several iconic films. To experience a traditional French market, stop in Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse. This indoor gourmet market offers only the finest local produce, the perfect place to sample the local cuisine.
Getting to Lyon is simple, and the lion's share of options are via ground travel. Eurolines coach services offer transport from many European cities into the Perrache train station, and many train services, including the TGV, also operate from the same station. Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is only 25 km east of the city, providing both European and intercontinental flights.
Where does the coach leave from in Lyon?
Main departure station: Gare SNCF de Lyon Perrache
Lyon has two coach stations with service to Caen.
All coach stations in Lyon:
Gare SNCF de Lyon Perrache
Where does the coach arrive in Caen?
Main arrival station: Caen Central Bus Station
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Caen.
Coach stations in Caen:
Caen Central Bus Station
Gare de Caen
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