Select from 4 ways to get there

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

Taxi, Eurotunnel  •  52 min

$226 - $235

Cheapest option

Line 007 bus, car ferry  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 007 / ...

$31 - $44

2 alternative options

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 45 min

$79 - $99

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 55 min

$187

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from Canterbury to Calais. However, you can take the taxi to Folkestone then take the Eurotunnel to Calais. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Dover then take the car ferry to Calais.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Canterbury to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canterbury and Calais is 65 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to Calais is to line 007 bus and car ferry which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Canterbury to Calais is to taxi and Eurotunnel which takes 52 min and costs £165 - £175.

It takes approximately 52 min to get from Canterbury to Calais, including transfers.