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Duration 16h 57m
Distance 1377.6 km
Average price 245€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Cherbourg-Octeville and Spain takes 16h 57m and the fastest train takes 13h 16m. There is at least one train per day from Cherbourg-Octeville to Spain. 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 Gare De Lyon
  3. Barcelona-Sants
  4. Madrid
15h 22m
196€ - 332€

Cherbourg-Octeville to Spain train times

Trains run once daily between Cherbourg-Octeville and Madrid. The service departs Cherbourg-Octeville at 06:37 in the morning, which arrives into Madrid at 19:53. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Spain. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Sol via Saint-Lazare, Paris Gare De Lyon, Barcelona-Sants and Atocha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 22m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Spain is 1175 km. The road distance is 1377.6 km.

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

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Spain train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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