Port of Caen

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Caen
(Ouistreham, Caen, Lower Normandy, France)

Land transportation options are plentiful from Port of Caen and passengers arriving at, or bound for the ferry terminal can choose between public transport such as buses and trains or private taxis.

Alternatively, book a hire car in advance online and it will be waiting for you on arrival.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

A shuttle service operates between the ferry port in Ouistreham and the nearby town of Caen. Once in the town, bus services to a variety of regional destinations are available.

Car Hire and Road Travel

Drivers coming from Paris should take the A13 through Rouen before taking the fork for Caen then follow signs to Ouistreham and the ferry port - the journey time is around 2 hours, 30 minutes.

Reputable car hire companies are on hand in Caen for those wishing to rent a car. It is, however, recommended that you book online ahead of your arrival. The Internet offers cheaper rates a much less complicated booking process.

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Trains and Rail Travel

Rail services connect Caen with Paris Gare St-Lazare, where onward connections to destinations across the country are available. The journey time to Paris from Caen is 1 hour, 50 minutes.

Car Parking

The ferry terminal offers facilities for both short-term and long-term parking as well as dedicated spaces for disabled drivers.

Travel by Taxis

Taxis can be taken from a taxi stand located outside of the ferry terminal. If they are unavailable for any reason, passengers can book one from the tourist information desk inside the terminal.

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