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There are 10 ways to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$108 - $203

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Ghent 1753
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport 804 / ...

$20 - $34

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Train via Lille Flandres  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport

$106 - $169

Car ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover to The Hague
  3. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport

$46 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 218.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 43 min

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

$117 - $364

Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS

$113 - $382

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ORY - AMS

$116 - $290

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS

$108 - $303

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS

$113 - $363

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to bus which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS). However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Calais-Fréthun and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Calais and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 251 km. The road distance is 349.8 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 90€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS), including transfers.

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Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Calais-Fréthun station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 90€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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  • Distance: 156.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

You can take a train from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) via Calais-Fréthun, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) via Ghent in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
Train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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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
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to The Hague
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 350 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Calais to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2747+ hotels available in Amsterdam Airport (AMS). Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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