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The official website for the travel trade in Normandy


Travelling to and around Normandy

Normandy is less than 2 hours from Paris and is easily accessible by train, plane, road and ferry.

Maps and transport network for Normandy

Click on the map to enlarge.

(c) Actual 2014

Getting to Normandy

© Actual 2016

Normandy without your car

Table of travelling times and distances

The travelling times in this table are not binding and are based on using an average car.
Please note that in high season, the main roads can be congested especially at the weekend.

Useful links:


Airports in Normandy

  • Caen Carpiquet, direct regular flights all year round from London Southend with Flybe

Other Airports


Direct from the UK

  • Brittany Ferries: Portsmouth to Le Havre / Portsmouth to Caen, Ouistreham / Portsmouth to Cherbourg / Poole to Cherbourg.

Direct from Ireland

Other Ferry Routes

From the Channel Islands


Do feel free to use the interactive map in « my space» to calculate your own journey times and distances.

    Motorway network from Paris which is east of Normandy.
    The A88 motorway links the ports of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham in Lower Normandy and inland Normandy with the road network between Calais and Bordeaux.
  • ALIS
    The A28 motorway between Rouen and Alençon is part of a road network linking northern and southern Europe which avoids the Paris area.




© Pierre JEANSON

Le Vieux Moulin - Vernon (Eure)

© Creative Commons

Débarquement de Normandie - GI's à l'entraînement

(c) Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia