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There are 13 ways to get from Barcelona to Calais by train, taxi, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$273 - $302

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Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, bus, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

$61 - $260

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Train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

$269 - $307

Taxi, train  •  12h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$379 - $445

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille N781
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$116 - $185

Bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris N781 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Calais 753

$77 - $128

Drive  •  12h 17m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Calais 826.1 miles

$170 - $260

Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris Orly (ORY) BCN - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville

$115 - $317

Fly Barcelona to Brussels, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Brussels (BRU) BCN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$103 - $332

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris CDG (CDG) BCN - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$108 - $328

Train to Toulouse, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) TLS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$161 - $330

Fly Barcelona to Charleroi, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Charleroi (CRL) BCN - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$100 - $351

Fly Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BCN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$159 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Calais is to fly and bus and train which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Calais is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Calais. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Calais. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Calais Ville via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Calais is 1064 km. The road distance is 1321.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Calais without a car is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs 230€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 9h 25m to get from Barcelona to Calais, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Calais train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Calais is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs 230€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 20h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Calais.
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  • Distance: 665 miles
  • Duration: 9h 25m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Calais via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Calais via Paris, Paris in around 20h 15m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Alicante
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Perpignan to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $410
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Amiens to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
starbus.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Calais
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barcelona to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxis Barcelona 24 Hora
Phone
+34 930 13 01 06
Website
taxidebarcelona.net
Taxi Class
Phone
+34 933 07 07 07
Website
taxiclassrent.com
Radio taxi 033
Phone
+34 933 03 30 33
Website
radiotaxi033.com
IMET
Phone
+34 932 23 51 51
Website
taxi.amb.cat

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Barcelona to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Barcelona to Calais train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Calais is 1322 km. It takes approximately 12h 17m to drive from Barcelona to Calais.

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Transavia France, Air Europa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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