There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Calais by bus, train, night bus 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  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais 1753

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$60 - $110

Night bus, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ghent to Lille N814
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$31 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Calais 91.4 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Calais is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Calais is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Calais is 131 km. The road distance is 146.3 km.

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The bus from Ghent to Calais takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at Calais. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Calais. However, there are services departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussels - Midi, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Calais.
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  • Distance: 81.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Calais, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to Calais once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ghent to Calais via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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