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Duration 8h 48m
Distance 791.7 km
Average price 209€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Cherbourg-Octeville takes 8h 48m and the fastest train takes 6h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Amsterdam to Cherbourg-Octeville. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Paris St Lazare
  3. Cherbourg-Octeville
8h 4m
152€ - 310€

Amsterdam to Cherbourg-Octeville train times

Trains run five times a day between Amsterdam and Cherbourg-Octeville. The earliest departure is at 13:15 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Amsterdam is at 19:15 which arrives into Cherbourg-Octeville at 05:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Cherbourg via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Cherbourg-Octeville is 547 km. The road distance is 791.7 km.

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Amsterdam to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cherbourg station.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Cherbourg-Octeville. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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