There are 4 ways to get from Calais to Canterbury by car train, taxi, bus, car ferry or night bus

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

Eurotunnel, taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Canterbury

$220 - $230

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Calais to Canterbury Ouibus

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Eurotunnel, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the bus from Cheriton, Tesco to Folkestone Central Railway Station
  3. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station

$180

Car ferry, taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take a taxi from Dover to Canterbury

$75 - $94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Canterbury is to night bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Canterbury is to Eurotunnel and taxi which costs 190€ - 200€ and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Calais and Canterbury is 65 km.

It takes approximately 53 min to get from Calais to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Calais and arriving at Canterbury. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Calais, France and Canterbury, England?

There is no direct connection from Calais to Canterbury. However, you can take the Eurotunnel to Folkestone then take the taxi to Canterbury. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Calais to Canterbury via Folkestone, Cheriton, Tesco, and Folkestone Central Railway Station in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheriton, Tesco to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Calais to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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