There are 7 ways to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville by car, car ferry, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 26 min

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

$46 - $113

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 42 min

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

$58 - $133

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Stamshaw, International Port 030 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg

$51 - $69

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

$257 - $294

Fly London Gatwick to Guernsey, ferry  •  5 h 38 min

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

$145 - $321

Fly London Gatwick to Jersey, ferry, line 11 bus, train  •  7 h 27 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 line 11 bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Valognes Gare SNCF
  4. Take the train from Valognes to Cherbourg

$81 - $234

Fly London City to Jersey, ferry, line 11 bus, train  •  7 h 35 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 line 11 bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Valognes Gare SNCF
  4. Take the train from Valognes to Cherbourg

$88 - $461

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

There is no direct connection from London to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, you can take the drive to Portsmouth then take the car ferry to Cherbourg. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London to Cherbourg-Octeville via Portsmouth & Southsea, Portsmouth, Victoria Park, Stamshaw, International Port, and Portsmouth in around 5 h 42 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
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
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
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valognes to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Barneville-Carteret Mairie to Valognes Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 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 - $90
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$60 - $90
Condor Ferries
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey to Dielette
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Cherbourg-Octeville?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville?

The cheapest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville is to bus and car ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 8 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville?

The quickest way to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville is to drive and car ferry which takes 4 h 26 min and costs £30 - £85.

How long does it take to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville?

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from London to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.