There are 4 ways to get from Hook of Holland to Calais by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun Eil

101€ - 696€

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Bus  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais N819

21€ - 27€

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from The Hague to Calais N819

28€ - 33€

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Hook of Holland to Calais 312.9 km

40€ - 65€

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The cheapest way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to bus which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hook of Holland to Calais. However, there are services departing from Hoek van Holland, Columbusstraat and arriving at Calais via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hook of Holland to Calais. However, there are services departing from Hoek van Holland, Hoek van Holland Haven and arriving at Calais Ville via Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam Centraal, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Calais Frethun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Hook of Holland and Calais is 194 km. The road distance is 312.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 100€ - 700€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Hook of Holland to Calais, including transfers.

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Hook of Holland to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Hook of Holland to Calais train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 100€ - 700€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 7h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Hook of Holland to Calais.
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  • Distance: 194.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Hook of Holland, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Hook of Holland to Calais via Schiedam, Schiedam Centrum, Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam Centraal, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Calais Frethun in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hook of Holland to Calais via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and Ghent in around 7h 32m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
65€ - 80€
Standard Premier
110€ - 140€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 150€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to Calais
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Hook of Holland to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Hook of Holland to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais Frethun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hook of Holland to Calais is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Hook of Holland to Calais.

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