Duration 4h 48m
Distance 27 miles
Average price £149
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Dover takes 4h 48m and the fastest train takes 4h 35m. The train service runs several times per day from Calais to Dover. 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 Frethun
  2. Ebbsfleet International
  3. Dover
3h 11m
£82 - £356

Calais to Dover train times

Trains run twice daily between Calais and Dover. The service departs Calais at 12:11 in the afternoon, which arrives into Dover at 16:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Dover. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Dover Priory via Calais Frethun and Ebbsfleet International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Calais and Dover is 27 miles.

Calais to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Calais Frethun station.

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Calais to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Dover is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 3:05 PM in Calais and 2:05 PM in Dover.

There are 651+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £75 per night.

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