There are 8 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Calais by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Est / ...
  3. Tgv / ...

$95 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. 280
  2. Ouibus

$24 - $71

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 15 min

$69 - $101

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Re1

$115 - $164

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. 246.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to London City, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. DUS - LCY

$126 - $377

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. DUS - BRU

$116 - $344

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. DUS - CDG

$100 - $270

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Calais via Köln Hbf, Bruxelles Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 6 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Calais via Lille in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Lille Europe (Bus)
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$65 - $68
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $70
Premier
$75 - $85
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$46
High
$49
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Düsseldorf and Calais is 345 km. The road distance is 395 km.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Calais is to bus which costs 20€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Calais is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Calais. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Calais Ville via Köln Hbf, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Calais. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Düsseldorf to Calais, including transfers.