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There are 5 ways to get from Hook of Holland to Calais by train, bus or car

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 Eurostar  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$97 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Ghent 803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais 1753

$22 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$33 - $49

Train via Gare de Lille Flandres  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville

$65 - $100

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Hook of Holland to Calais 195.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 12m.

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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, Hoek van Holland haven and arriving at Calais via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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The distance between Hook of Holland and Calais is 194 km. The road distance is 313.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs 80€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m 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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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Calais is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs 80€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7h 58m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hook of Holland to Calais is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Hook of Holland to Calais.

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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer, Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam Centraal, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Gare de Calais-Fréthun, and Calais-Fréthun in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hook of Holland to Calais via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer, Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte, Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS, and Ghent in around 7h 58m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Eurostar
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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
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
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
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 The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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