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There are 10 ways to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville by train, car ferry, night train, car, car train, plane or ferry

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Train  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ter

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris CDG (CDG) EDI - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg

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Train, car ferry  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole
  4. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

Night train, train, car ferry  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Bournemouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 20m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 54m

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

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Jersey (JER) EDI - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from Jersey St Helier to Guernsey St Peter Port
  4. Take the ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Dielette

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Southampton, train, car ferry  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
  4. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

Train to Glasgow, fly to Jersey, car ferry, ferry  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Jersey (JER) GLA - JER
  3. Take the car ferry from Jersey St Helier to Guernsey St Peter Port
  4. Take the ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Dielette

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southampton, train, car ferry  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
  4. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg

Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville by train and walk

The journey time between Stirling and Cherbourg-Octeville is around 16h 59m and covers a distance of around 1510 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 34m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, Caledonian Sleeper and others, the Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville service departs from Stirling and arrives in Cherbourg. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
10h 58m
Layover time:
6h
Total time:
16h 59m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h 34m
Journey distance:
1510 km
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€222
Carbon emissions:
79 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:10
Last service departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville train and walk schedules

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cherbourg-Octeville is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cherbourg-Octeville is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cherbourg-Octeville is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville is to drive and car ferry which costs £90 - £170 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville is to train and fly and car ferry and ferry which costs £170 - £430 and takes 9h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Cherbourg via Edinburgh, London St Pancras Eurostar, Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 34m.

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The distance between Stirling and Cherbourg-Octeville is 737 km.

The best way to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville without a car is to train which takes 13h 34m and costs £180 - £850.

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It takes approximately 13h 34m to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville, including transfers.

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Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Stirling station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Cherbourg-Octeville is 1h ahead of Stirling. It is currently 6:51 AM in Stirling and 7:51 AM in Cherbourg-Octeville.

Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cherbourg station.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville.
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  • Distance: 737 km
  • Duration: 13h 34m

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

You can take a train from Stirling to Cherbourg-Octeville via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 13h 34m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €430
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Glasgow to Jersey via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €430
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €27
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€9 - €14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€21 - €27
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€17 - €22
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€18 - €24
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€5 - €8
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single
€200 - €290
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€320 - €450
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€44 - €49
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
€44 - €49
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
€200 - €230
Sleeper Berth Classic
€65 - €85
Night train from Stirling to Crewe
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €55
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
€50 - €55
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
€230 - €270
Sleeper Berth Classic
€130 - €180
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€55 - €75
Anytime Day 1st Class
€95 - €120
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Poole
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
€20 - €26
Anytime Day 1st Class
€30 - €40
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €70
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Jersey St Helier to Guernsey St Peter Port
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Condor Ferries
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles.com
Ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Dielette
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Manche Iles Express

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Loganair, Blue Islands Limited, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Jersey Airport.

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