There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$166 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus via Cologne  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne
  4. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$27 - $43

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Train via Koblenz Stadtmitte  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$147 - $245

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Frankfurt

$60 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Frankfurt am Main 372.9 miles

$80 - $120

Eurotunnel, train to London City, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA

$304 - $591

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$150 - $387

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA

$125 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Calais and Frankfurt am Main is 491 km. The road distance is 596.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Calais to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Lille, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Calais, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Calais to Frankfurt am Main via Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe, Bruxelles Midi, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Frankfurt am Main via Lille, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Cologne, and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 9 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
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
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
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
$67 - $69
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Koblenz, Koblenz-Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 - $8
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
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59

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