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There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Brussels (BRU) CPH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

€100 - €549

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Bus, train  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 802 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

€82 - €111

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Paris CDG (CDG) CPH - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

€134 - €309

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Charleroi (CRL) CPH - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

€87 - €514

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

€146 - €669

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Stansted (STN) CPH - STN
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

€149 - €542

Train  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

€179 - €680

Train via Tournai  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter

€132 - €365

Bus, train via Rotterdam  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Rotterdam Central Station
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter

€140 - €431

Drive  •  10h 58m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port 1216.1 km

€140 - €220

Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Calais Ferry Port is around 31h 6m and covers a distance of around 1370 km. The fastest train normally takes 31h 6m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port train service departs from København H and arrives in Calais Ville. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
31h 6m
Fastest train time:
31h 6m
Train distance:
1370 km
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€239
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:26
Last train departs at:
15:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into France from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Conditions of entry into France from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Considerations leaving from Denmark

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Calais Ferry Port is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Calais Ferry Port is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Calais Ferry Port is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port is to bus and train which costs 600 kr - 850 kr and takes 19h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port is to fly and train which costs 1000 kr - 2300 kr and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Calais Ville via Hamburg-Altona, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 19m.

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It is 882 km from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port. It is approximately 1216.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port without a car is to train which takes 15h 19m and costs 1300 kr - 5500 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 44m to get from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port is 1216 km. It takes approximately 10h 58m to drive from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port.

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  • Distance: 881.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 44m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Calais Ferry Port, France?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Calais Ferry Port via Hamburg-Altona, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Lille Europe in around 15h 19m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €240
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €75
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €270
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Train operators
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
47 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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€60 - €75
Standard Premier
€100 - €130
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€80 - €100
Standard Premier
€120 - €160
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €20
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and KLM offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Calais Ferry Port. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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