There are 5 ways to get from Aachen to Calais by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Lille  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$62 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Calais

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$96 - $151

Train, bus FlixBus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Bruxelles-Nord Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$27 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Calais 213.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Calais is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Calais is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Calais is 297 km. The road distance is 341.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Aachen to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Calais. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Bushof and arriving at Calais via Aachen, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Calais. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Aachen to Calais via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Calais via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Lille in around 6 h 24 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Eupen to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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