There are 5 ways to get from Eastbourne to Calais by train, car ferry, bus, car train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est

$62 - $92

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Eastbourne to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$38 - $56

3 alternative options

Train, carferry  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Eastbourne to Ashford International
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$66 - $95

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Hastings Town Centre, Harold Place (Queen's Road)
  2. Take the bus from Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) to Folkestone, Bus Station 103
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$202

Taxi, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eastbourne to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$320 - $347

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Eastbourne to Calais. However, there are services departing from Eastbourne and arriving at Calais Ville via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Eastbourne and Calais is 70 miles.

The best way to get from Eastbourne to Calais without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Eastbourne to Calais, including transfers.

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Eastbourne to Calais train services, operated by Southern, depart from Eastbourne station.

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Calais is 1 h ahead of Eastbourne. It is currently 6:43 PM in Eastbourne and 7:43 PM in Calais.

Eastbourne to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Eastbourne to Calais.
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  • Distance: 70.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Eastbourne, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Eastbourne to Calais via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Calais-Fréthun in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$29 - $40
Premier
$45 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Hastings Town Centre, Harold Place (Queen's Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Eastbourne to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726726
Website
726726.co.uk
Mini Bus Taxi
Phone
+44 7944 422074
Website
airporttaxieastbourne.co.uk

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