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Duration 11h 52m
Distance 779.6 km
Average price SFr 230
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Aarau takes 11h 52m and the fastest train takes 7h 49m. The train service runs several times per day from Calais to Aarau. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Calais Ville
  2. Lille Europe
  3. Strasbourg
  4. Basel SBB
  5. Aarau
8h 33m
SFr 155 - SFr 258

Calais to Aarau train times

Trains run twice daily between Calais and Aarau. The earliest departure is at 06:32 in the morning, and the last departure from Calais is at 17:32 which arrives into Aarau at 07:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Aarau. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Aarau via Lille Europe, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Calais and Aarau is 599 km. The road distance is 779.6 km.

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Calais to Aarau train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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Calais to Aarau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Aarau station.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Aarau. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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