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Duration 6h 12m
Distance 259 miles
Average price £220
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The average train between Calais and Wales takes 6h 12m and the fastest train takes 5h 24m. The train runs, on average, 4 times per week from Calais to Wales. 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. London Paddington
  3. Cardiff
4h 34m
£120 - £434

Calais to Wales train times

Trains run four times a week between Calais and Cardiff. The service departs Calais at 13:04 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cardiff at 18:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Wales. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Cardiff Central via Calais Frethun, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Calais and Wales is 259 miles.

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

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Calais to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Wales is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 7:54 PM in Calais and 6:54 PM in Wales.

There are 112+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at £75 per night.

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