There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Calais by car ferry, 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

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$237 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$37 - $47

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London to Calais

$199 - $299

Car ferry, train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  17 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London to Calais

$125 - $182

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$138 - $198

Fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun

$144 - $448

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$116 - $304

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUB - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$133 - $407

Fly to Beauvais, bus, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Beauvais (BVA) DUB - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Boulogne Ville
  4. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Calais Ville

$78 - $311

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$153 - $337

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Charleroi (CRL) DUB - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$114 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Calais is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 17 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Calais is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 390€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Calais is 613 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to get from Dublin to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Calais. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Calais. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to London Euston, take the walk to London St. Pancras International, take the train to Calais-Fréthun, then take the train to Calais Ville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Calais via Holyhead, Holyhead, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London in around 13 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
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
$76 - $82
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $160
Greater Anglia
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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Contact Details
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 Amiens to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Boulogne Ville to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
Ferry operators

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