There are 8 ways to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, plane or ferry

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, car ferry  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg

$54 - $121

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 33 min

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

$128 - $309

Train, car ferry via Poole  •  8 h 44 min

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

$67 - $131

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

$67 - $124

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 712 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville

$72 - $124

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 14 min

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

$241 - $278

Fly from London Gatwick, ferry, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Jersey (JER) LGW - JER
  2. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  3. Take the bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare

$65 - $207

Fly from London City, ferry, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Jersey (JER) LCY - JER
  2. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  3. Take the bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare

$74 - $438

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville is to train and car ferry which costs £40 - £100 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville is to train and car ferry which costs £40 - £100 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between London and Cherbourg-Octeville is 146 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Cherbourg-Octeville via Lille and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Cherbourg via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Cherbourg-Octeville. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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London to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Map of how to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville.
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  • Distance: 145.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from London to Cherbourg-Octeville via Paris Nord Eurostar, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
South Western Railway
Eurostar
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Cherbourg-Octeville Autogare
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$55 - $85
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$29 - $40
Car
$50 - $75
Condor Ferries
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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