Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 17m
Trains per day7
Fare range€14-€115
Train operatorsOuibus,
First & last trains
First train departs at07:06
Last train departs at20:50
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 07m
Origin StationParis
Destination StationCherbourg

Train times for Wed 18 Jul

3h 10m
3h 47m
1 change
3h 10m
3h 11m
3h 10m

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Cherbourg start at €37.10 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Paris to Cherbourg?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Cherbourg is €13.50. To buy train tickets from Paris to Cherbourg for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Cherbourg by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Cherbourg is 3 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Paris to Cherbourg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Paris to Cherbourg?

The first train from Paris to Cherbourg departs at 07:06. The last train from Paris to Cherbourg departs at 20:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Paris and Cherbourg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Cherbourg without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Paris to Cherbourg. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Paris?

By train, of course. See trains from Cherbourg to Paris.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Cherbourg for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/07/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 16/04/2018 for travel on 16/04/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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