There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Guernsey by train, ferry, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  3. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey

$186 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Amiens
  2. Take the bus from Amiens to Caen 713 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
  4. Take the ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey

$96 - $135

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Car ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 007
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole
  4. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$116 - $164

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv
  4. Take the car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$203 - $262

Car ferry, train  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea
  4. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$159 - $233

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Drive from Dover to Poole
  3. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$100 - $149

Eurotunnel, train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Guernsey  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Guernsey (GCI) LGW - GCI

$274 - $425

Eurotunnel, train, train to Southampton, fly to Alderney  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Alderney (ACI) SOU - ACI

$327 - $429

Eurotunnel, bus, train to London Stansted, fly to Guernsey  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the bus from Cheriton, Tesco to Folkestone Central Railway Station
  3. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  4. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Guernsey (GCI) STN - GCI

$307 - $434

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Guernsey is to bus and ferry which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 12 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Guernsey is to Eurotunnel and train and fly which costs 230€ - 370€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Calais and Guernsey is 344 km.

The best way to get from Calais to Guernsey without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8 h 51 min and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Calais to Guernsey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Guernsey Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Guernsey is 1 h behind Calais. It is currently 7:15 PM in Calais and 6:15 PM in Guernsey.

Aurigny offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Guernsey Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Guernsey. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Guernsey.
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  • Distance: 215.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Guernsey?

There is no direct connection from Calais to Saint Peter Port. However, you can take the train to Paris Nord, take the walk to Magenta, take the train to Haussmann St Lazare, take the walk to Paris St Lazare, take the train to Cherbourg, take the taxi to Dielette, then take the ferry to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Calais to Saint Peter Port via Dover, Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port), Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd, Waterloo Station Tenison Way, London Waterloo, Poole, Poole Railway Station, Poole, The Portsmouth Hoy, and Poole in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Alderney
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $27
1st Class
$38 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to Amiens
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amiens to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Amiens to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from Dielette to St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Saint-Malo to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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