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There are 8 ways to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London by train, car ferry, car, bus, bus and ferry, car train, ferry 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  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$130 - $318

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Car ferry, bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
  2. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$42 - $92

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Car ferry, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
  2. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo

$65 - $131

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
  2. Drive from Poole to London

$54 - $111

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Caen
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Lille 713 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$73 - $127

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$247 - $283

Ferry to Guernsey, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  2. Fly from Guernsey (GCI) to London Gatwick (LGW) GCI - LGW

$143 - $311

Train, bus, ferry to Jersey, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Valognes
  2. Take the bus from Valognes - Gare SNCF to Barneville-Carteret
  3. Take the ferry from Barneville-Carteret to St Helier, Jersey
  4. Fly from Jersey (JER) to London Gatwick (LGW) JER - LGW

$78 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London is to car ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London is to ferry and fly which costs 120€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to London. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg-Octeville and arriving at London Victoria via Caen and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cherbourg-Octeville to London. However, there are services departing from Cherbourg and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Haussmann St Lazare and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and London is 233 km.

The best way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London, including transfers.

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Cherbourg-Octeville to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Cherbourg-Octeville station.

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

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The quickest flight from Guernsey Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to London.
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  • Distance: 145.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Cherbourg-Octeville, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Cherbourg-Octeville to London via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Guernsey to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Jersey to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Jersey to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
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 Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Cherbourg to Valognes
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $22
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Cherbourg-Octeville to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Ouibus
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 Caen to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Valognes - Gare SNCF to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$29 - $40
Car
$55 - $80
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Barneville-Carteret to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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Cherbourg-Octeville to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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London is 1 h behind Cherbourg-Octeville. It is currently 4:54 PM in Cherbourg-Octeville and 3:54 PM in London.

Cherbourg-Octeville to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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Aurigny offers flights from Guernsey Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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