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Duration 9h 28m
Distance 559.4 km
Average price 160€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ostend takes 9h 28m and the fastest train takes 6h 33m. The train service runs several times per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Ostend. 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 via Paris

  1. Cherbourg
  2. Paris Nord
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Ostend
7h 50m
132€ - 263€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Ostend train times

Trains run four times a day between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ostend. The earliest departure is at 05:41 in the morning, and the last departure from Cherbourg-Octeville is at 19:12 which arrives into Ostend at 11:16. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Ostend. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Ostende / Oostende via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Ostend is 366 km. The road distance is 559.4 km.

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

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Ostend train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ostende / Oostende station.

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