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Caen to Cherbourg by train

  • First train
    05:59
  • Last train
    22:49
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Caen to Cherbourg by train

Fast trains from Caen to Cherbourg take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Caen and Cherbourg.

1. Are there direct trains from Caen to Cherbourg?

Direct trains from Caen to Cherbourg have been found.

We usually find around 39 direct trains on the route from Caen to Cherbourg every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Caen to Cherbourg?

The Caen to Cherbourg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Caen to Cherbourg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cherbourg is usually scheduled to depart Caen around 05:59 and the last train is around 22:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Caen around 05:59, and the last at 22:54.

When to book Caen to Cherbourg train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Caen to Cherbourg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Caen and Cherbourg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Caen to Cherbourg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TNO
  • Train Express Regional
  • Train Nomad (TNO)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cherbourg to Caen by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.