There are 6 ways to get from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port by train, car ferry, bus, car or car train

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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Train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$200 - $338

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Bus  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) X4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London to Calais

$41 - $58

4 alternative options

Train, carferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$215 - $327

Train, bus, carferry  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  3. Take the bus from New Cross Gate Station to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) 007
  4. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$173 - $255

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$265 - $303

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$102 - $147

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Holyhead station to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) and arriving at Calais via Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Holyhead and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Holyhead and Calais Ferry Port is 321 miles.

The best way to get from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port, including transfers.

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Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port bus services, operated by Arriva Cymru, arrive at Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station).

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Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Holyhead station.

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The best way to get from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 34 min.

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Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Calais Ferry Port is 1 h ahead of Holyhead. It is currently 8:31 AM in Holyhead and 9:31 AM in Calais Ferry Port.

Map of how to get from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port.
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  • Distance: 320.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Holyhead, Wales and Calais Ferry Port, France?

You can take a train from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port via Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station), Bangor, Gwynedd, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 17 h 34 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Railway Station (Holyhead Railway Station) to Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.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 London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Holyhead to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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