There are 6 ways to get from Brighton to Calais by train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 via London St Pancras International LL  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$73 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$17 - $24

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  2. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est

$77 - $114

Bus, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$44 - $64

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$194 - $203

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$47 - $68

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Calais is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £145 - £155 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Calais is 88 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Brighton to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Calais. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Calais. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Brighton, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Brighton to Calais via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Calais via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 7 h 17 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$29 - $40
Premier
$45 - $60
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Ferry operators

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