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Duration 9h 31m
Distance 422.1 km
Average price 108€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Brest takes 9h 31m and the fastest train takes 9h 5m. There is at least one train per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Cherbourg
  2. Lison
  3. Rennes
  4. Brest
7h 42m
68€ - 141€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest train times

Trains run once daily between Cherbourg-Octeville and Brest. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 05:41 in the morning, which arrives into Brest at 14:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Brest via Lison and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Brest is 251 km. The road distance is 422.1 km.

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Cherbourg station.

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Brest station.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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You can take a train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Brest via Lison and Rennes in around 7h 42m.
Train operators
SNCF
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Lison
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Lison to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Rennes to Brest
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€

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