There are 4 ways to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter

40€ - 85€

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Bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles Cherbourg-Octeville > Caen > Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Reims > Metz > Pont-à-Mousson

15€ - 19€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris 356 km

19€ - 24€

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Porte Maillot 349.6 km

40€ - 65€

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The cheapest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is to bus which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is to train which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cherbourg and arriving at Paris St Lazare. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Paris is 301 km. The road distance is 349.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 40€ - 85€.

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The train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare takes 3h 19m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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The best way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 40€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 6h 14m.

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Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Paris St Lazare station.

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Map of how to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris.
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  • Distance: 300.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

SNCF operates a train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare 6 times a week. Tickets cost 40€ - 85€ and the journey takes 3h 19m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles 3 times a week. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 5h 55m.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is 350 km. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cherbourg-Octeville and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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