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Duration 16h 33m
Distance 649 km
Average price 370€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Edinburgh and Calais takes 16h 33m and the fastest train takes 14h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Edinburgh 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. Edinburgh
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Calais
7h 27m
130€ - 767€

Edinburgh to Calais train times

Trains run twice daily between Edinburgh and Calais. The service departs Edinburgh at 19:36 in the evening, which arrives into Calais at 11:33. All services require a transfer, and take on average 16h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Calais. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Calais Ville via London St Pancras Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Calais is 649 km.

Edinburgh to Calais train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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

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Calais is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 3:05 PM in Edinburgh and 4:05 PM in Calais.

There are 314+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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