There are 4 ways to get from Calais to Arras by train, bus and ferry, bus, rideshare 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  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Hazebrouck
  2. Take the train from Hazebrouck to Arras(F) Tgv

$33 - $48

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Calais to Arras 67.2 miles

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$45 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Arras 67.7 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Arras is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Arras is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Arras. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Arras. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Arras(F) via Hazebrouck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Calais and Arras is 98 km. The road distance is 108.4 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Arras without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Calais to Arras, including transfers.

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Calais to Arras bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Calais station.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Arras.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Arras, France?

You can take a train from Calais to Arras via Hazebrouck in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Hazebrouck
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Hazebrouck to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hazebrouck to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Calais to Arras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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