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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Calais by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, plane or car train

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  • Distance: 163.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Calais via Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 hours 46 minutes.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Avg. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Gare de Lille Europe
Avg. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $49
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$110 - $140
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Avg. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
French Railways (SNCF)
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Folkestone Central
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk to Lille
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Avg. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

How far is it from Amsterdam to Calais?

The distance between Amsterdam and Calais is 262 km. The road distance is 365 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais is to drive which costs 55€ and takes 3 hours 34 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais is to drive which takes 3 hours 34 minutes and costs 55€.

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam and Calais?

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Calais. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Calais Ville via Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 hours 46 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam and Calais?

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Calais. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 hours 21 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam to Calais?

It takes approximately 4 hours 46 minutes to get from Amsterdam to Calais, including transfers.