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Duration 16h 29m
Distance 1340 km
Average price 286€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Germany takes 16h 29m and the fastest train takes 12h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Germany. 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. Cherbourg
  2. Paris l'Est
  3. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  4. Berlin
13h 11m
237€ - 378€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Germany train times

Trains run three times a day between Cherbourg-Octeville and Berlin. The earliest departure is at 10:41 in the morning, and the last departure from Cherbourg-Octeville is at 19:12 which arrives into Berlin at 15:37. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Germany. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Chaussée d'Antin, Paris l'Est, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 11m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Germany is 868 km. The road distance is 1340 km.

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

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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