There are 5 ways to get from Calais to The Hague by train, bus, car ferry or car

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys

$94 - $133

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Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Ghent 1753
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to The Hague 803

$19 - $32

3 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal

$105 - $180

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover to The Hague Ouibus

$38 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Calais to The Hague 197.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to The Hague is to bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to The Hague is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at The Hague via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Den Haag HS via Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Calais and The Hague is 211 km. The road distance is 316.7 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Calais to The Hague, including transfers.

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Calais to The Hague bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to The Hague train services, operated by TGV, depart from Calais-Fréthun station.

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The best way to get from Calais to The Hague is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and The Hague, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Calais to The Hague via Lille Flandres, Lille Europe, Rotterdam Centraal, and Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to The Hague via Ghent in around 6 h 39 min.

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 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
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to The Hague
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Dover to The Hague
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Calais to The Hague bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at The Hague station.

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Calais to The Hague train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to The Hague is 317 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Calais to The Hague.

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