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Duration 3h 32m
Distance 130 km
Average price 159€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chelmsford and Calais takes 3h 32m and the fastest train takes 2h 14m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Chelmsford to Calais. 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. Chelmsford
  2. Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
  3. Calais
3h 46m
89€ - 382€

Chelmsford to Calais train times

Trains run twice a week between Chelmsford and Calais. The service departs Chelmsford at 08:14 in the morning, which arrives into Calais at 11:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 32m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Calais. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Les Fontinettes via Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Calais is 130 km.

Chelmsford to Calais train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais Frethun station.

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Calais is 1h ahead of Chelmsford. It is currently 10:51 PM in Chelmsford and 11:51 PM in Calais.

There are 120+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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