Cherbourg is one of the best-connected ferry ports in France and is a gateway to the beautiful Cotentin Peninsula. Cherbourg is ideal for visiting the Manche department of Normandy, Brittany and west France.
GET IN TOUCH
Quai de Normandie, Normandy, Cherbourg50100France
Due to our new health & safety measures, passengers must check-in at least 90 minutes before departure.
Take the N13 to Caen and the D901 to Cherbourg. Once in Cherbourg, it is easy to find the port, which is clearly signposted.
Taxis are generally available at the terminal when the ship arrives. If there are none, our staff at the information desk will be happy to book one for you. It will cost approximately 8-10€ to get into Cherbourg town centre (5 minutes).
A free shuttle bus, run by the port authority, is available from Cherbourg port to La Cité de la Mer, near the town centre. It is not suitable for disabled passengers. It leaves approximately 30 minutes after the ferry arrives and runs for both Barfleur and Normandie Express arrivals.
Returning on Barfleur? The shuttle bus runs twice a day from La Cité de la Mer to the terminal. The buses leave 1hr 15mins and 1hr prior to your scheduled departure time.
Returning on Normandie Express? The same schedule runs Mon-Wed as for Barfleur. However, Thu-Sun there is only the bus 1 hr prior to scheduled departure time.
La estación de tren SNCF de Cherburgo ofrece servicios regulares a Caen, Rouen, París St Lazare (vía Caen) y Rennes (vía Lison). La estación está en el centro de la ciudad y se encuentra a 5 minutos en taxi de la terminal de ferry o a 40 minutos a pie del puerto.
Para más información sobre trenes, llame al 0033 (0)8 36 35 35 35 o al 0033 (0)8 92 35 35 35.
A free shuttle bus is available, please see above. If you wish to walk, it takes approximately 20-30 minutes to the town centre and 40 minutes to the train station from the terminal.
Cherbourg port facilities
Disabled toilets in terminal and vehicle check-in lanes
Wheelchairs available in case of emergency
Shuttles connect the ferry terminal to the ship, including a bus equipped with a ramp for easy access for pedestrians and a minibus specially adapted for the disabled with a chair lift.
Wheelchair-accessible building with lift
A brasserie-style restaurant is open for arrivals and departures
TRAVELLING WITH DOGS
There is a small grassed area outside the terminal where dogs are allowed but they must be on a lead and muzzled. Once you're past check-in, your pet must stay in the vehicle.
The nearest parks to the port are around 12 minutes drive away. Parc de la Fauconniere is to the south of Cherbourg on the outskirts of the town whilst Le Park Emmanuel is in the centre of Cherbourg on the west of the river.
A quiet lounge/wi-fi area is available so that you can get connected
A cash dispenser is available in the terminal.
We are in discussion with the local authorities to install a charge point close-by the passenger terminal. You can find more charging points across France.
In front of the terminal is a free car park for short and long stays. Part of the car park is reserved for motorhomes and caravans. Vehicles are parked at the owner's risk. Toilets facilities are open 24 hours.
A secure car park is available behind the terminal for €5 per day.