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There are 6 ways to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port by train, car ferry, bus, car or car train

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  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

64€ - 122€

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais London > Calais > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine

21€ - 29€

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

76€ - 114€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Dover 007
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

61€ - 83€

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

44€ - 62€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun

171€ - 182€

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port is to drive and car ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Calais Ferry Port is 114 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £26 and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port.
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  • Distance: 114 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Calais Ferry Port, France?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 3h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 8h 20m.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
35€ - 80€
Premier
75€ - 90€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London Lewisham to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
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National Express
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
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National Express
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 London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Calais Ferry Port is 1h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 5:29 PM in Cambridge and 6:29 PM in Calais Ferry Port.

Cambridge to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Calais Ferry Port. Prices start at 57€ per night.

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