Caen port address
Avenue du Grand Large
Tel: 02 31 36 36 36
GPS co-ordinates: 49.284013,-0.249698
The terminal is well sign-posted from the main access routes around Caen as "CAR FERRY". The autoroute is close to the port and offers easy access to Paris, the Loire, the south, and Brittany.
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 travelers.
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.
|One Way||1.50 Euros|
|24-Hour ticket||3.75 Euros|
Please allow the following check-in times. Your departure time will be printed on your e-ticket.
|Type of booking||Minimum check-in time|
|Standard ferry or holiday booking||45 minutes|
|For disabled passengers or passengers with reduced mobility||60 minutes|
|Travelling with pets||90 minutes|
|Group bookings (10+)||90 minutes|
|When carrying dangerous goods||60 minutes|