Duration 5h 30m
Distance 143 km
Average price 152€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Calais takes 5h 30m and the fastest train takes 2h 38m. The train service runs several times per day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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.

Train • 4h 6m

  1. Gatwick Airport
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Calais
4h 6m
89€ - 358€

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Calais train times

Trains run twice daily between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Calais. The service departs London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 18:46 in the evening, which arrives into Calais at 06:54. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Calais? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Calais. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Calais Ville via London St Pancras Eurostar and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Calais is 143 km.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Calais train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais Frethun station.

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Calais is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 2:48 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 3:48 PM in Calais.

There are 302+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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