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There are 9 ways to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  9h 2m

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

84€ - 295€

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Train to Caen, fly  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen
  2. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Lisbon (LIS) CFR - LIS

75€ - 285€

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Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  9h 8m

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

101€ - 318€

Train, train to Rennes, fly  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison
  2. Take the train from Lison to Pontchaillou
  3. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Lisbon (LIS) RNS - LIS

92€ - 301€

Train, train to Nantes, fly  •  11h 9m

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

135€ - 335€

Train, bus via Paris  •  32h 37m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ter
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Paris 722
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon 793

111€ - 155€

Train, bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Lison Ter
  2. Take the train from Lison to Rennes Ter
  3. Take the bus from Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios

199€ - 317€

Train, night train  •  24h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

231€ - 355€

Drive  •  17h 24m

  1. Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon 1845.4 km

210€ - 320€

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The cheapest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon is to train and bus via Paris which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 32h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 9h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Saint-Lazare, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 14m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Lisbon is 1353 km. The road distance is 1845.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon without a car is to train and bus via Paris which takes 32h 37m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9h 2m to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Cherbourg-Octeville. It is currently 2:21 PM in Cherbourg-Octeville and 1:21 PM in Lisbon.

Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Map of how to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon.
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  • Distance: 1352.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 2m

What companies run services between Cherbourg-Octeville, France and Lisbon, Portugal?

There is no direct connection from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon. However, you can take the train to Paris St Lazare, take the walk to Haussmann St Lazare, take the train to Magenta, take the walk to Paris Nord, take the train to Antony, take the walk to Antony, take the bus to Orly 4, take the walk to Paris Orly airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the subway to Lisbon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Paris St Lazare, take the walk to Haussmann St Lazare, take the train to Magenta, take the walk to Paris Nord, take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Lisbon, take the walk to Aeroporto, then take the subway to Lisbon.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 430€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Calvi, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Ajaccio, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Caen to Lisbon via Ajaccio, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Paris Orly to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Nantes to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Rennes to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Paris CDG to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Train operators
SNCF

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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Train from Cherbourg to Lison
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Lison to Pontchaillou
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Train from Caen to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Lison to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
TGV inOui

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.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Le Mans to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Rennes to Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon is 1845 km. It takes approximately 17h 24m to drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Transavia France and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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