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There are 5 ways to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 1753 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 1753 bus from Calais to Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer 1753

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Boulogne Ville

$13 - $20

Rideshare  •  42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer 22.5 miles

$3

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer 21.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer 21.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer is to taxi which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calais and arriving at Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Boulogne Ville. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer is 31 km. The road distance is 34.9 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer without a car is to line 1753 bus which takes 35 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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The line 1753 bus from Calais to Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer takes 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer is to line 1753 bus which takes 35 min and costs 1€ - 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Boulogne-sur-Mer, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer twice daily. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 37 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $25
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 Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Allo Taxis Calais
Phone
+33 6 09 52 30 38
Website
allotaxicalais.com
Taxi Guines
Phone
+33 6 85 57 73 39

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Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer station.

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Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Boulogne Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer is 35 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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There are 500+ hotels available in Boulogne-sur-Mer. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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