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There are 9 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais by bus, car ferry, train or plane

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  22h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to The Point, stop 7399 23
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston
  4. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Calais - City ??Hall

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Train to Dublin, fly to Beauvais, bus, train  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Beauvais (BVA) DUB - BVA
  3. Take the bus from Tille - Aéroport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  4. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

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Bus, car ferry  •  26h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to The Point, stop 7399 23
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station 021
  4. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Calais - City ??Hall

Train to Dublin, fly to Brussels, train  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

Train to Dublin, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) DUB - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

Train, bus to Knock, fly to London Luton  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  3. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Luton (LTN) NOC - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  5. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  6. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

Train to Dublin, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUB - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  5. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

Train, bus to Knock, fly to London Stansted  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  3. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Stansted (STN) NOC - STN
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  5. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

Train, bus to Knock, fly to London Gatwick  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  3. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Gatwick (LGW) NOC - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  5. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Lille Europe
  6. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais is to bus and car ferry which costs €85 - €200 and takes 26h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais is to train and fly which costs €130 - €440 and takes 9h 41m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Calais is 751 km.

The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 22h 44m and costs €150 - €460.

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It takes approximately 22h 44m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Calais is 1h ahead of Carrick-on-Shannon. It is currently 12:08 PM in Carrick-on-Shannon and 1:08 PM in Calais.

Ryanair, KLM, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais.
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  • Distance: 751.1 km
  • Duration: 22h 44m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais. However, you can take the bus to The Point, stop 7399, take the walk to Dublin, take the car ferry to Bootle, take the walk to Seaforth & Litherland, take the train to Liverpool South Parkway, take the train to London Euston, take the walk to Euston station, take the subway to Victoria station, take the walk to London - Victoria Coach Station, then take the bus to Calais - City ??Hall. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carrick-on-Shannon to Calais via The Point, stop 7399, Dublin, Bootle, Bootle, Linacre Lane, Queen Square Bus Station, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, London Victoria Coach Station, and London - Victoria Coach Station in around 26h 19m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €430
Flights from Dublin to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €330
Flights from Knock to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €290
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €400
Flights from Knock to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €480
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €470
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Knock to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €1000
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €950
Flights from Knock to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €600
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Knock to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €370
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €19
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€9 - €11
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €38
1st Class
€28 - €33
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Amiens to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €30
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€15 - €19
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€15 - €19
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €22
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €19
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€17 - €26
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to The Point, stop 7399
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Calais - City ??Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liverpool ONE Bus Station to Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Réseau régional - Oise
Phone
09 70 15 01 50
Email
contact@oise-mobilite.fr
Website
oise-mobilite.fr
Bus from Tille - Aéroport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Réseau régional - Oise
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