There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais by bus, train or car

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

Bus, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$26 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Calais Ouibus

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$78 - $120

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$15 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais 129 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Calais is 184 km. The road distance is 206.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Calais via Lille in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
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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