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

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

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Ic

$36 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. 772
  2. L3
  3. L1

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus via Rennes  •  6 h 3 min

$15 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 128.5 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a train from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville via Dol de Bretagne and Lison(F) in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville via Rennes and Caen in around 6 h 3 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dol de Bretagne to Lison(F)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lison(F) to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saint-Malo to Avranches
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transports de Manche
Phone
02 33 055 550
Website
manche.fr
Bus from Avranches - Gare SNCF to Saint-Lô - Maison du Département
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr
Bus from Saint-Lô - Maison du Département to Cherbourg-Octeville - Autogare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manche.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Saint-Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville is 114 km. The road distance is 206 km.

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville is to bus which costs 9€ - 12€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from St Malo and arriving at Cherbourg via Dol de Bretagne and Lison(F). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Saint-Malo and arriving at Cherbourg-Octeville via Rennes and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Saint-Malo to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.