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Duration 6h 42m
Distance 382.1 km
Average price 98€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Lorient takes 6h 42m and the fastest train takes 5h 37m. The train service runs several times per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lorient. 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. Lorient
6h 58m
60€ - 131€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Lorient train times

Trains run twice daily between Cherbourg-Octeville and Lorient. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 10:41 in the morning, which arrives into Lorient at 16:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lorient? 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 Lorient. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Lorient via Lison and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Lorient is 247 km. The road distance is 382.1 km.

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

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

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There are 200+ hotels available in Lorient. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Cherbourg-Octeville and Lorient?

You can take a train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lorient via Lison and Rennes in around 6h 58m.
Train operators
SNCF
Ave. Duration
42 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
42 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 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Rennes to Lorient
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€

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