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Here are some useful distances and travelling times from Cherbourg:
- the D-Day Landing Beaches, closest Utah Beach, 52 km, 45 mins by car.
- the Mont-Saint-Michel, 175 km, 1 hr 50 mins by car
- Bayeux, 92 km, 1 hour by car (plus regular train service)
- Caen, 122 km, 1 hr 20 mins by car (plus regular train service).
More towns are listed on the Cherbourg dedicated access page.
Access to Cherbourg by car, train, bus is listed on this dedicated page, plus a list of taxi companies based in Cherbourg.