There are 9 ways to get from Jersey to Calais by car ferry, train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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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Carferry, train  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
  2. Take the train from Poole to London Waterloo
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$132 - $226

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
  2. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris CDG Airport to Calais Ferry

$53 - $82

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Carferry, train inOui TGV  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the train from St Malo to Le Mans Tgv
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Lille Europe Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$203 - $248

Ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
  2. Take the bus from Avranches to Amiens 712
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

$68 - $123

Carferry, bus  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
  2. Take the bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 035
  3. Take the bus from London to Calais

$68 - $91

Carferry, drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  2. Drive from Saint-Malo to Calais

$101 - $144

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Jersey (JER) to London Gatwick (LGW) JER - 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

$92 - $245

Fly to London City, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Jersey (JER) to London City (LCY) JER - LCY
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun

$103 - $495

Fly to Southend, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Jersey (JER) to Southend (SEN) JER - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun

$126 - $365

Questions & Answers

The distance between Jersey and Calais is 344 km.

The best way to get from Jersey to Calais without a car is to carferry and train which takes 11 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to get from Jersey to Calais, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Jersey Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Calais is 1 h ahead of Jersey. It is currently 3:20 PM in Jersey and 4:20 PM in Calais.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Jersey Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jersey to Calais.
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  • Distance: 214.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 12 min

What companies run services between Jersey and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from Saint Helier to Calais. However, you can take the carferry to Poole, take the walk to Lower Hamworthy, Potters Arms, take the line 9 bus to Poole, Bus Station, take the walk to Poole, take the train to London Waterloo, take the walk to Waterloo Underground Station, take the Tube to Euston Underground Station, take the walk to London St. Pancras International, take the train to Calais-Fréthun, then take the train to Calais Ville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Saint Helier to Calais via Saint-Malo, Saint-Servan, Saint-Malo - Gares, St Malo, Le Mans, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Jersey to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Jersey to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Jersey to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Jersey to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from St Malo to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Le Mans to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
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 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Amiens to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 Avranches to Amiens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.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 Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris CDG Airport to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Poole
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Manche Iles Express
Phone
0 825 131 050
Website
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Granville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com
Ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Barneville-Carteret
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
manche-iles-express.com

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