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There are 4 ways to get from Calais to Vught by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  4. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

67€ - 435€

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Calais Terminal Ferry to Eindhoven 080

25€ - 40€

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Train via Lille  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres Ter
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  4. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

63€ - 420€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Calais to Vught 297.2 km

35€ - 55€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vught is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vught is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vught is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Vught is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Vught is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Vught. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Vught via Lille Europe, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda and Hertogenbosch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Calais and Vught is 251 km. The road distance is 297.2 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Vught without a car is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs 65€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Calais to Vught, including transfers.

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Calais to Vught train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Vught is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs 65€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 5h 56m.

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Calais to Vught train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Hertogenbosch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Vught is 297 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Calais to Vught.

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  • Distance: 250.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Calais, France and Vught, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Calais to Vught via Lille Europe, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda, and Hertogenbosch in around 5h 32m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Calais Terminal Ferry to Eindhoven once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Breda to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 22€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais Terminal Ferry to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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