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There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona 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  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic

$258 - $300

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Bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Centre to Paris Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Caen
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville

$52 - $72

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Bus, train  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Caen 722 / ...
  3. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg Ic

$102 - $164

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville 817.6 miles

$170 - $260

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly, train  •  9 h 16 min

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

$111 - $326

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 18 min

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

$111 - $338

Fly Barcelona to Rennes, train  •  9 h 48 min

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

$108 - $361

Fly Barcelona to Caen, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Caen (CFR) BCN - CFR
  2. Take the train from Caen to Cherbourg

$317 - $945

Train to Toulouse, fly to Rennes, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Rennes (RNS) TLS - RNS
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Lison(F)
  4. Take the train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg

$196 - $433

Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg

$103 - $325

Fly Barcelona to Nantes, train  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nantes (NTE) BCN - 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

$136 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville is to fly and train which costs 270€ - 850€ and takes 8 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Barcelona City Centre and arriving at Cherbourg-Octeville via Paris Centre - Bercy and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Cherbourg-Octeville is 964 km. The road distance is 1308.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville without a car is to train which takes 10 h 49 min and costs 220€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Barcelona City Centre station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville is to train which takes 10 h 49 min and costs 220€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville.
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  • Distance: 602.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 10 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville via Paris Centre - Bercy and Caen in around 23 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Toulouse, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Milan Malpensa, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Barcelona to Nantes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Barcelona to Caen via Madrid, Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 - $75
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 Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
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 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 Rennes to Lison(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
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 - $65
Train from Le Mans to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Barcelona to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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 Barcelona City Centre to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville is 1308 km. It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to drive from Barcelona to Cherbourg-Octeville.

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easyJet, Transavia France and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Cherbourg-Octeville. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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