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There are 11 ways to get from Helsinki to Calais by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, bus, night train or car

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Fly Helsinki to Brussels, train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Brussels (BRU) HEL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$148 - $378

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Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi to St.Peterburg Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2 to Kaunas
  3. Take the bus from Kaunas to Suwałki
  4. Take the bus from Suwałki to Gent
  5. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais

$118 - $195

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Fly Helsinki to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 15 min

  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-Fréthun

$134 - $292

Fly Helsinki to Amsterdam, train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Amsterdam (AMS) HEL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$184 - $372

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Brussels, train  •  11 h 11 min

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

$192 - $463

Ferry to Tallinn, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Amsterdam (AMS) TLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$228 - $437

Fly Helsinki to Dusseldorf, train  •  12 h 18 min

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

$205 - $435

Car ferry, train  •  43 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$451 - $636

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 10 h

  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

$589 - $682

Train, night train  •  2 days 3 h

  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

$317 - $447

Drive  •  33 h 40 min

  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 bus which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Calais is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 260€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki to Calais. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi and arriving at Calais via Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Suwałki and Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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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 car ferry and bus which takes 2 days 10 h and costs 500€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Helsinki to Calais, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Calais bus services, operated by Lux Express, depart from Helsinki Kamppi station.

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

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

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Calais is 1 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 2:22 PM in Helsinki and 1:22 PM in Calais.

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  • Distance: 1101.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Calais via St.Peterburg Coach Station, Saint Petersburg, Bus Station 2, Kaunas, Suwałki, Gent, and Ghent in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Paris CDG via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Tallinn to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Amsterdam via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Düsseldorf to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$150 - $200
1st Class
$200 - $280
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 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
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Finnish Railways (VR)
Website
vr.fi
Train from Helsinki to Pietari (Finljandski)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
www.vr.fi
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stockholm to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
34 h 15 min
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
16 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
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 Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
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
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$372
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$104
Passenger
$372

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

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Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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