There are 6 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  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$118 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Ghent 280
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais 1753

$23 - $40

4 alternative options

Train via Calais-Fréthun  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$125 - $197

Bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Duisburg to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$88 - $125

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Calais 246.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun

$122 - $387

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

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Calais is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Calais is 345 km. The road distance is 394.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Düsseldorf to Calais, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Calais. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussels - Midi and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Calais is 395 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Calais.

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  • Distance: 215.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Calais via Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, and Lille Flandres in around 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Calais via Ghent in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
SNCF
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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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $70
Premier
$73 - $79
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Ghent
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$51
High
$55
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 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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