There are 6 ways to get from Bristol 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  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$113 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$21 - $29

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$75 - $130

Bus via Bath City Centre, Bus Station  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$23 - $33

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 31 min

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

$211 - $229

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 54 min

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

$66 - $96

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Calais is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £180 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Calais is 197 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Bristol to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Calais. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Calais via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Calais via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 7 h 39 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Eurostar
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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
$85 - $110
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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