There are 7 ways to get from Greater Manchester 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  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$151 - $277

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$29 - $38

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$114 - $180

Bus Megabus UK  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11a / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$41 - $69

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$229 - $255

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 13 min

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

$84 - $122

Fly, train  •  6 h 52 min

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

$137 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Calais is to bus which costs £22 - £29 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Calais is 246 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Greater Manchester to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Calais. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Calais via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Calais via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 5 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Calais via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink), Shudehill (Manchester Metrolink), Shudehill Interchange, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and London in around 11 h 3 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Stockport to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
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
$75 - $81
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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