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Duration 4h 6m
Distance 123 km
Average price 172€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Colchester and Calais takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 2h 51m. There is at least one train per day from Colchester 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. Colchester
  2. Ebbsfleet International Eurostar
  3. Calais
4h 12m
100€ - 398€

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Calais. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Calais Ville via Stratford International, Ebbsfleet International Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Colchester and Calais is 123 km.

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

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

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Calais is 1h ahead of Colchester. It is currently 3:03 PM in Colchester and 4:03 PM in Calais.

There are 326+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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