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Duration 12h 3m
Distance 900.3 km
Average price 240€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Pau takes 12h 3m and the fastest train takes 8h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Pau. 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 Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  3. Pau
9h 3m
156€ - 245€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Pau train times

Trains run twice daily between Cherbourg-Octeville and Pau. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 19:12 in the evening, which arrives into Pau at 12:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Pau. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Pau via Saint-Lazare and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 3m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Pau is 710 km. The road distance is 900.3 km.

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

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

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