# How far is Cherbourg from Caen?

The distance between Caen (Caen – Carpiquet Airport) and Cherbourg (Cherbourg – Maupertus Airport) is 57 miles / 91 kilometers / 49 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Caen (CFR) to Cherbourg (CER) is 75 miles / 121 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 1 hour 39 minutes.

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## Distance from Caen to Cherbourg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Caen to Cherbourg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 56.587 miles
• 91.068 kilometers
• 49.173 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 56.470 miles
• 90.879 kilometers
• 49.071 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Caen to Cherbourg?

The estimated flight time from Caen – Carpiquet Airport to Cherbourg – Maupertus Airport is 36 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Caen – Carpiquet Airport (CFR) and Cherbourg – Maupertus Airport (CER)

On average, flying from Caen to Cherbourg generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 33 kilograms equals 73 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Caen to Cherbourg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Caen – Carpiquet Airport (CFR) and Cherbourg – Maupertus Airport (CER).

## Airport information

Origin Caen – Carpiquet Airport
City: Caen
Country: France
IATA Code: CFR
ICAO Code: LFRK
Coordinates: 49°10′23″N, 0°26′59″W
Destination Cherbourg – Maupertus Airport
City: Cherbourg
Country: France
IATA Code: CER
ICAO Code: LFRC
Coordinates: 49°39′0″N, 1°28′13″W