There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Calais by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$107 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$42 - $53

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Train Virgin Trains East Coast, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$103 - $150

Train, bus via Sheffield  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
  4. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$182 - $333

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$267 - $309

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$120 - $174

Fly to London City, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$121 - $322

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun

$98 - $249

Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$131 - $384

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris CDG (CDG) EDI - 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

$122 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Calais is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Calais is to fly and train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs £90 - £250.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Calais is 649 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Edinburgh to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Calais. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Calais. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Calais via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Calais via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 14 h 24 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
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
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
$67 - $69
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
$64 - $67
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$50 - $70
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
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
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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