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There are 5 ways to get from Calais to Paris by train, bus, rideshare or car

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 inOui TGV  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv

$65 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni Ouibus

$10 - $27

3 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Amiens Amiens - Calais Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Amiens to Paris Nord Ic

$52 - $75

Rideshare  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Calais to Paris 177.2 miles

$19 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Paris 178.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Paris is to bus which costs 9€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Paris is to train which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calais Ferry and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Paris Nord. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Calais and Paris is 236 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Paris without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord takes 1 h 57 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Calais to Paris bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Calais Ferry station.

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Calais to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Paris is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 23€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Paris.
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  • Distance: 147.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Paris, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Calais to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Calais to Paris twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Amiens to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Calais Ferry to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.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 Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Calais to Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Calais to Paris bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Calais to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Paris is 285 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Calais to Paris.

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

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