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There are 13 ways to get from Helsinki to Calais by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly Helsinki to Brussels, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Brussels (BRU) HEL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$144 - $404

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Fly Helsinki to London Gatwick, train  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to London Gatwick (LGW) HEL - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun

$124 - $293

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Fly Helsinki to Paris CDG, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Paris CDG (CDG) HEL - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$129 - $280

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Brussels, train  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Brussels (BRU) TLL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$192 - $488

Fly Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  10h 1m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HEL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$180 - $423

Fly Helsinki to Dusseldorf, train  •  11h 29m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HEL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$201 - $461

Car ferry, train  •  41h 55m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$343 - $565

Car ferry, train via Lille Flandres  •  42h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  5. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$362 - $522

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki to Saint Petersburg
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Duisburg Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Duisburg to Lille
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$214 - $337

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry

$590 - $683

Train, night train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski) 782 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Petersburg Vitebskii to Brest Central D
  3. Take the night train from Brest Central to Paris Est D
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$320 - $450

Drive, train  •  37h 13m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$452 - $794

Drive  •  33h 40m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Calais 1806.9 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Calais is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 250€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Calais is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 8h 31m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Calais is 1762 km. The road distance is 2891 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Calais without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 10h and costs 180€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from Helsinki to Calais, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Calais is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 12:21 PM in Helsinki and 11:21 AM in Calais.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Calais is 2891 km. It takes approximately 33h 40m to drive from Helsinki to Calais.

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Finnair, KLM, Air Baltic and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 1101.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 31m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from Helsinki to Calais. However, you can take the train to Lentoasema, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, take the train to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, take the walk to Brussel-Zuid/Midi, take the train to Gare de Calais-Fréthun, take the walk to Calais-Fréthun, then take the train to Calais. Alternatively, you can take the train to Lentoasema, take the walk to Helsinki airport, fly to London Gatwick, take the walk to Gatwick Airport, take the train to London St Pancras International LL, take the walk to London St. Pancras International, take the train to Calais-Fréthun, then take the train to Calais.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Helsinki to London Gatwick via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Thameslink
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ecolines
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
16h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kaunas to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$52
High
$55
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
finnlines.com
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$372
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$372

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