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Taxi fare from Bayeux to Colleville-sur-Mer

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Taxi fare from Bayeux to Colleville-sur-Mer

Myself and another student plan to come to Caen/Bayeux for the day to do a self-guided tour of the American cemetery and the Omaha Beach area museum. We originally planned to take a guided tour, but the full day tours are way too expensive for us because we would need to book at least two days at a hotel in addition to the tour and train fees, and as college students, its a bit beyond our budget, especially because we will be coming in from Paris in the morning. I checked the bus schedules and it seems the earliest bus (on Saturday, when we arrive) leaves Bayeux around noon and comes back around four. But we want more than four hours to look around, so we are considering a taxi to go to the cemetery earlier in the morning, and then taking the bus back in the afternoon. About how much would the taxi fare run? We would be splitting it between two people so unless it's triple digits, we will be alright with it.

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1. Re: Taxi fare from Bayeux to Colleville-sur-Mer

It is about 15 km from Bayeux to Colleville-sur-Mer, and a taxi would want to be paid for a return trip, so maybe around €35.

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How difficult is getting a taxi back from the American Cementary/Omaha beach to Bayeux?

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I just stayed on Omaha Beach, near the western side (Vierville), and I needed a cab to get into Bayeux for dinner one night. The charge was 70-80 euro each way. (I didn't shop that price. I just needed the ride.) I imagine that you can call or email the cab companies and negotiate a better price. Plus Colleville is closer to Bayeux, and I am sure that the cabs do those runs a lot.

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A minibus tour costs about 90€. That's not a negligeable amount, but against a return air fare across the atlantic and a few weeks hotels meals et al. it's not a lot. If you are only visiting the region once go for it.

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