There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Amsterdam by train, bus, car ferry, car, plane or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$113 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810

$24 - $41

6 alternative options

Train via Lille Flandres  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$106 - $149

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$41 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam 228.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$123 - $376

Eurotunnel, train to London City, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) LCY - AMS

$269 - $502

Eurotunnel, train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam (AMS) LGW - AMS

$260 - $421

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Calais and Amsterdam is 262 km. The road distance is 365.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Calais to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Calais-Fréthun and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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Calais to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 163.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Calais to Amsterdam via Calais-Fréthun, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Amsterdam via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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