The nearest railway station is in Caen, about 18km from the port. Regular TER and Intercité services depart from Caen train station to Paris St Lazare.
There are usually taxis waiting outside the terminal for ship arrivals and departures. If there are no taxis, the tourist information desk can call a taxi for you.
Taxi fares from the terminal to Caen train station range from around 30€ during the day (7am to 7pm) to 40€ in the evening (7pm to 7am).
Twisto operates the bus service between Ouistreham and Caen. The route takes you to Caen city centre and buses depart about 500 yards from the terminal. View timetables and further details on the Twisto website.
This service does not run for evening ferry arrivals or departures and the buses are not adapted for disabled travellers.
Flixbus operates a direct coach service from the Ouistreham ferry terminal to Paris. Flixbus also operates from Caen city centre to other French towns such as Rouen, Amiens, Nantes, Avranches, Dinard and Lille. For more information visit their website.
Caen city centre bus prices
Caen port facilities
Shuttle bus for foot passengers
Café/ Bar (temporarily closed)
Single-storey wheelchair-accessible building
Disabled toilets in vehicle check-in lanes
Wheelchairs available in case of emergency
Shuttles connect the ferry terminal to the ship, including a bus equipped with a ramp for easy access for pedestrians and a minibus specially adapted for the disabled with a chair lift.
Muzzled dogs on a lead are allowed in all areas of the port
TRAVELLING WITH YOUR PET
Once past the security check point, dogs cannot leave your vehicle. You'll find water available for them after you pass through security alongside the terminal building.
We are in discussion with the local authorities to install a charge point close-by the passenger terminal. You can find more charging points across France.
As well as parking in the port car park, you can park your vehicle in the vehicle check-in lanes overnight (after the last departure of the day) if you are travelling on the first departure in the morning.
Your vehicle is parked at your own risk and should not be left unattended. Toilet facilities are open 24 hours.
Caen port car parking charges
Up to 2 hours
Additional 24 hours
After 7 days
After 30 days
Special tariff 'Day in London'*
*Arrive Friday between 8pm and 11pm and leave the following Sunday between 7am and 9am.