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Duration 12h 31m
Distance 379 km
Average price 260€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Calais takes 12h 31m and the fastest train takes 8h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Exeter 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. Exeter St Davids
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Calais
5h 42m
144€ - 501€

Exeter to Calais train times

Trains run twice daily between Exeter and Calais. The service departs Exeter at 20:52 in the evening, which arrives into Calais at 13:43. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Calais. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Calais Ville via Paddington station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Exeter and Calais is 379 km.

Exeter to Calais train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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

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Calais is 1h ahead of Exeter. It is currently 1:31 AM in Exeter and 2:31 AM in Calais.

There are 315+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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