There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Calais by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$110 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Calais Ouibus

$16 - $22

4 alternative options

Train via Calais-Fréthun  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$117 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819
  2. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais 1753

$26 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais 228 miles

$55 - $80

Fly, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun

$123 - $388

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais is to bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Calais is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Calais is 262 km. The road distance is 364.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Amsterdam to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Calais. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Calais. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Calais Ville via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Calais via Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Calais via Lille in around 6 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
$27 - $45
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
$43 - $46
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $70
Premier
$75 - $81
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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 Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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