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There are 10 ways to get from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train via Magenta  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic

$150 - $206

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Bus Isilines, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen
  3. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg Ic

$42 - $77

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Cherbourg Cherbourg - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$151 - $205

Bus FlixBus, train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...
  3. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg Ic

$52 - $86

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville 394.3 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Brussels to Caen, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Caen (CFR) BRU - CFR
  2. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg

$185 - $710

Fly Brussels to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg

$154 - $393

Fly Brussels to Rennes, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rennes (RNS) BRU - RNS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Lison
  3. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg

$181 - $646

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Rennes, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Lison
  4. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg

$170 - $388

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Rennes, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Airport Charles de Gaulle
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rennes (RNS) CDG - RNS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Lison
  4. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg

$193 - $504

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Cherbourg via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Cherbourg-Octeville is 461 km. The road distance is 630.9 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Caen Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville is 631 km. It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to drive from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville.

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  • Distance: 288.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Cherbourg-Octeville, France?

You can take a train from Antwerp to Cherbourg-Octeville via Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Frankfurt, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Rennes via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Caen via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Airport Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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.

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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 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Caen to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gare de Rennes to Gare de Lison
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com

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BMI Regional, Tarom, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Caen Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Cherbourg-Octeville. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs 17€ - 20€.

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