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There are 12 ways to get from Berlin to Calais by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

$204 - $308

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Bus  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$54 - $100

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Train via Tournai / Doornik  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$105 - $158

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Calais 578.5 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Brussels (BRU) TXL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$108 - $291

Fly Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Paris CDG (CDG) TXL - 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

$104 - $255

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Brussels (BRU) SXF - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$87 - $265

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Paris CDG (CDG) SXF - 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

$158 - $359

Fly Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) TXL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$179 - $405

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXF - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$153 - $329

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$160 - $318

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Calais is to bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 18 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Calais is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 230€ and takes 7 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Calais. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Calais via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin Kaiserdamm and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Calais. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Calais Ville via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels - Midi and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Calais is 814 km. The road distance is 925.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Calais without a car is to train which takes 10 h 22 min and costs 170€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 22 min to get from Berlin to Calais, including transfers.

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Berlin to Calais bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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Berlin to Calais train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Calais is to train which takes 10 h 22 min and costs 170€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 18 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Calais.
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  • Distance: 508.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Berlin to Calais via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, and Lille Europe in around 10 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Calais via U Kaiserdamm, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 18 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Paris CDG via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Berlin to Calais bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Calais station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Calais is 926 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Berlin to Calais.

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KLM, Swiss, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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