There are 5 ways to get from Calais to Amsterdam by train, bus 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

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Tgv / ...

$110 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Tha

$90 - $127

Train via Antwerpen Centraal  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Ic
  2. Tha

$54 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. 228.5 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The distance between Calais and Amsterdam is 262 km. The road distance is 366 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Calais to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Calais-Fréthun and Gare de Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Calais to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Calais to Amsterdam via Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe, and Gare de Lille Europe in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Amsterdam via Lille in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $21
1st Class
$23 - $40
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Flandres to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$13 - $55
Premier
$35 - $65
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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