Cherbourg port address
Quai de Normandie
Tel: 02 33 88 44 88
GPS co-ordinates: 49.644577,-1.605079
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.
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 hour prior to scheduled departure time.
Regular services operate from Cherbourg train station to Caen, Rouen, Paris St Lazare (via Caen) and Rennes (via Lison). The station is in the centre of town and is a 5 minute taxi journey from the ferry terminal.
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.
Please allow the following check-in times. Your departure time will be printed on your e-ticket.
|Type of booking||Minimum check-in time|
|Standard ferry or holiday booking||45 minutes|
|For disabled passengers or passengers with reduced mobility||60 minutes|
|Travelling with pets||90 minutes|
|Group bookings (10+)||90 minutes|
|When carrying dangerous goods||60 minutes|