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Duration 7h 49m
Distance 705.5 km
Average price 210€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Heerlen takes 7h 49m and the fastest train takes 7h 32m. There is at least one train per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Heerlen. 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 Nord
  3. Heerlen
8h 16m
150€ - 303€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Heerlen train times

Trains run once daily between Cherbourg-Octeville and Heerlen. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 05:41 in the morning, which arrives into Heerlen at 13:13. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Heerlen. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Heerlen via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Heerlen is 557 km. The road distance is 705.5 km.

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

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Heerlen train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Hbf station.

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There are 1284+ hotels available in Heerlen. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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