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There are 4 ways to get from Calais to Grande-Synthe by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  30m

  1. Take the train from Calais Les Fontinettes to Grande-Synthe Dunkerque-Calais

11€ - 17€

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Rideshare  •  43m

  1. Take the rideshare from Calais to Grande-Synthe 22.7 miles

3€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Calais to Grande-Synthe 23.5 miles

85€ - 110€

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Calais to Grande-Synthe 23.5 miles

4€ - 7€

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Grande-Synthe is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Grande-Synthe is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Calais Les Fontinettes and arriving at Grande-Synthe. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30m.

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The distance between Calais and Grande-Synthe is 32 km. The road distance is 37.6 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Grande-Synthe without a car is to train which takes 30m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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The train from Calais Les Fontinettes to Grande-Synthe takes 30m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Calais to Grande-Synthe train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Les Fontinettes station.

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Calais to Grande-Synthe train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Grande-Synthe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Grande-Synthe is 38 km. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Calais to Grande-Synthe.

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  • Distance: 19.9 miles
  • Duration: 30m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Grande-Synthe, France?

SNCF operates a train from Calais to Grande-Synthe every 4 hours. Tickets cost 11€ - 17€ and the journey takes 30m.

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 Les Fontinettes to Grande-Synthe
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
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 Grande-Synthe
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Calais to Grande-Synthe
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Taxi Guines
Phone
+33 6 85 57 73 39
Allo Taxis Calais
Phone
+33 6 09 52 30 38
Website
allotaxicalais.com

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There are 259+ hotels available in Grande-Synthe. Prices start at 58€ per night.

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

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