There are 4 ways to get from Calais to Brussels by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...

$36 - $85

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Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus via Brussels, Brussels-North station  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769 / ...

$11 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Brussels 122.6 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Brussels is to bus which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Brussels is to drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The distance between Calais and Brussels is 175 km. The road distance is 196 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Calais to Brussels, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Calais, France and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Calais to Brussels via Lille Flandres and Lille Europe in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Brussels via Lille in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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
$28 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Dutch Railways (NS)
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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