There are 5 ways to get from Eindhoven to Calais by bus, train, bus and ferry 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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Bus, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Lille N367 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$33 - $50

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

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

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$112 - $165

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda
  2. Take the bus from Breda to Lille
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$56 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Calais 181 miles

$40 - $65

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven to Calais. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven and arriving at Calais via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Calais. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven and arriving at Calais Ville via Rotterdam Centraal, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Eindhoven and Calais is 258 km. The road distance is 289.6 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Calais without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Eindhoven to Calais, including transfers.

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Eindhoven to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Eindhoven station.

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Eindhoven to Calais train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Eindhoven station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Calais is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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Eindhoven to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Eindhoven to Calais train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven to Calais.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a bus from Eindhoven to Calais via Ghent in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Eindhoven to Calais via Rotterdam Centraal, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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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
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
$43 - $46
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Breda to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven to Calais is 290 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Eindhoven to Calais.

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