Travel To Cherbourg

Come to Cherbourg

Located in the west of Normandy, you have the choice of means of transport and routes to many means of transport and routes to come and discover the Cotentin peninsula and Cherbourg.

By car

The RN13 (2x 2 lanes) from Paris - Caen is free, it joins the RN176 for Saint-Lô and the A84. The tourist route (D650) offers unique landscapes that cross the Manche department from Avranches to Cherbourg.


By EUROTUNEL then by A6 and A29 - Caen and RN13 (542 km)

From PARIS and its region:

By A13, Paris - Caen (240 km)

Then Caen - Cherbourg by RN113 (123 km)

From RENNES and its region:

By A84 Rennes - Avranches (83 km)

Then A84 Avranches - Cherbourg (70 km - Exit 40)

By bus

From England and France, to Cherbourg with Blablabus or Eurolines.

The Nomad lines serve the entire Department of Manche and the Normandy region.

By train

From Paris (Saint-Lazare station), the Paris-Cherbourg line serves the towns of Carentan, Valognes and Cherbourg-en-Cotentin ( and

From England: Eurostar from London and region to Paris then Paris-Cherbourg SNCF line (around 7 hours of transport)

By plane

From Caen-Carpiquet and Deauville-Saint Gatien airports, in Calvados and Cherbourg-Maupertus (02 33 88 57 60)

From England, Alderney airport then Dielette - maritime link with Manche Îles Express.

By boat

Cross-Channel maritime link:

From England: Brittany Ferries

From September 7, 2020, Brittany Ferries has decided to close the Cherbourg-Portsmouth line. The

Cherbourg-Poole link is also closed. Information & reservations: 0330.159.7000 (in Great Britain) -

Poole - Cherbourg

Daily connections all year round.

Crossings in 4h15 min aboard the "Barfleur".

From May to September, fast service 2h15 min.

Portsmouth - Cherbourg

Daily connections all year round.

Crossings in 4h45 min by traditional ferry. Fast ferry from April to October.

From Ireland:

Ferry connections from Ireland.

Irish Ferries Information & reservations: +353.818.300.400 (Rep. Of Ireland) -

Rosslare - Cherbourg

3 to 4 weekly crossings (in 18 h 30 min)

Stena Line

3 weekly crossings - - +44 844 770 7070

From the Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney) with Manche Iles Express

Information & reservations: +33 825 133 050 or Daily crossings from

April to September from Jersey, Guernsey and Sark (via Jersey) to Granville, Jersey to Carteret,

Guernsey and Alderney to Diélette.