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Duration 8h 46m
Distance 132 km
Average price 164€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Calais takes 8h 46m and the fastest train takes 2h 58m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Essex 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. White Notley
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Calais
4h 12m
95€ - 375€

Essex to Calais train times

Trains run twice a week between Essex and Calais. The service departs Essex at 07:34 in the morning, which arrives into Calais at 11:33. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Calais. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Calais Ville via Liverpool Street station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Essex and Calais is 132 km.

Essex to Calais train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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

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Calais is 1h ahead of Essex. It is currently 7:49 PM in Essex and 8:49 PM in Calais.

There are 331+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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