Duration 7h 51m
Distance 220.2 km
Average price 67€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Saint-Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville takes 7h 51m and the fastest train takes 3h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville. 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. Dol De Bretagne
  2. Lison
  3. Cherbourg-Octeville
5h 9m
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44€ - 105€

Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville train times

Trains run twice daily between Saint-Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville. The service departs Saint-Malo at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cherbourg-Octeville at 22:16. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Cherbourg via Dol De Bretagne and Lison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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The distance between Saint-Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville is 114 km. The road distance is 220.2 km.

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Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Dol De Bretagne station.

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Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cherbourg station.

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What companies run services between Saint-Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville?

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville via Dol De Bretagne and Lison in around 5h 9m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 45€

Contact Details

Train from Dol De Bretagne to Lison
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 29€
1st Class
40€ - 43€
Train from Lison to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 15€
1st Class
19€ - 22€

About this operator

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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Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€

Contact Details

Train from Lison to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 33€
1st Class
22€ - 27€

About this operator

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

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