There are 12 ways to get from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Alicante to Paris Orly, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Paris Orly (ORY) ALC - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg

$137 - $460

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Caen
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville

$86 - $105

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Fly Alicante to Rennes, train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Rennes (RNS) ALC - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lison(F)
  3. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg

$144 - $935

Fly Alicante to Caen, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Caen (CFR) ALC - CFR
  2. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg

$168 - $793

Train to Valencia, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Paris Orly (ORY) VLC - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg

$147 - $361

Fly Alicante to Bournemouth, car ferry  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Bournemouth (BOH) ALC - BOH
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

$95 - $361

Fly Alicante to Nantes, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Nantes (NTE) ALC - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Caen
  4. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg

$153 - $387

Train, bus Autocares Grupo Samar  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Rennes
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Lison(F)
  4. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg Ic

$189 - $276

Train, bus via San Sebastian  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian A / ...
  4. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Tours
  5. Take the train from Tours to Caen Ic
  6. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg Ic

$230 - $327

Bus, train  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic

$140 - $212

Train, car ferry  •  36 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Santander A
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg

$239 - $683

Drive  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville 1031.3 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville is to bus which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 26 h.

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The quickest way to get from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 390€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Cherbourg-Octeville via SanchoSabio 33, San Sebastián and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h.

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The distance between Alicante and Cherbourg-Octeville is 1259 km. The road distance is 1650.1 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 33 min and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.

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Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville bus services, operated by Bilman Bus, depart from Alicante station.

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Cherbourg-Octeville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville is 1650 km. It takes approximately 16 h 10 min to drive from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville.

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  • Distance: 787 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Cherbourg-Octeville, France?

You can take a bus from Alicante to Cherbourg-Octeville via San Sebastián, SanchoSabio 33, Maria Cristina pte./zubia, San Sebastián, and Caen in around 26 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,800
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,800
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Nantes via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Madrid, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Barcelona, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Barcelona, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Madrid, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Bordeaux, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Barcelona, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Barcelona, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Bordeaux, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Alicante to Caen via Madrid, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Alicante to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Valencia to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Rennes to Lison(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Caen to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Train from Le Mans to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Tours to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Santander
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from San Sebastián to Tours
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Caen
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bilman Bus
Phone
902 999 748
Website
bilmanbus.es
Bus from Alicante to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
bilmanbus.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$55 - $80
Car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $470
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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Transavia France, Air Algérie, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Cherbourg-Octeville. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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