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

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cherbourg to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare Cherbourg - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$50 - $75

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Rideshare  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris 222.5 miles

$22 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Cherbourg to Caen Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Caen to Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles Ouibus

$32 - $46

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris 222.2 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is to rideshare which costs 19€ - 24€ and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is to train which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Cherbourg and arriving at Gare de Paris-St-Lazare. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Cherbourg-Octeville and Paris is 301 km. The road distance is 355.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs 45€ - 65€.

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The train from Gare de Cherbourg to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare takes 3h 13m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris is 356 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris.

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  • Distance: 188.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 13m

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

SNCF operates a train from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3h 13m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Cherbourg to Gare de Paris-St-Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Cherbourg to Caen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 Caen to Paris Ibis Clichy Batignolles
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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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