Travel from Calais to Cardiff

Bus or train from Calais to Cardiff?

French Railways (SNCF) operates a train from Calais to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 12 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Calais to Cardiff 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. National Express also services this route hourly.

Travel Guides

Need to know: EurostarRome2rio’s guide to travelling between London, Brussels and Paris
Want to know more about Flixbus?Rome2rio’s guide has all the details

How to get from Calais to Cardiff

From Calais Ville train to Calais-Fréthun, train to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Tube to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, walk to London Paddington, then train to Cardiff Central. 4 h 59 min £148. From Calais Ville train to Calais-Fréthun, train to London St Pancras International, walk to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Tube to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, then bus to Cardiff, Kingsway. 8 h 12 min £111. From Calais, CAFO bus to London Victoria Coach Station then bus to Cardiff, Castle Street. 8 h 18 min £51. From Calais Eurotunnel to Folkestone then drive to Cardiff. 4 h 4 min £170. From Calais car ferry to Dover then drive to Cardiff. 5 h 5 min £65.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $132 - $263
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      • One-Way approx: USD $82 - $163
      • Duration: 8 h 12 min
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