Cherbourg to Caen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    105 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cherbourg to Caen by train

Fast trains from Cherbourg to Caen take around 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cherbourg and Caen.

1. Are there direct trains from Cherbourg to Caen?

Direct trains from Cherbourg to Caen have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Cherbourg to Caen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

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

The Cherbourg to Caen train travel time is normally about 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Caen is usually scheduled to depart Cherbourg around 05:43 and the last train is around 19:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cherbourg around 06:04, and the last at 20:05.

When to book Cherbourg to Caen 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 Cherbourg to Caen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cherbourg and Caen?

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

  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • 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.

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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.