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There are 7 ways to get from Leeds to Calais by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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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Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$80 - $153

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Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$26 - $35

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Train, car ferry  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  4. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$149 - $255

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Leeds to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$81 - $118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Leeds to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun

$241 - $270

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$139 - $396

Fly Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Paris CDG (CDG) LBA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$126 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Calais is to bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Calais is to train which costs £60 - £120 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Calais. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Calais. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Leeds and Calais is 245 miles.

The best way to get from Leeds to Calais without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Leeds to Calais, including transfers.

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Leeds to Calais bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Calais train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Calais is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 10h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Calais.
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  • Distance: 244.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Leeds to Calais via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Calais via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
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
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Leeds to Calais bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Calais is 1h ahead of Leeds. It is currently 12:53 AM in Leeds and 1:53 AM in Calais.

Leeds to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 35m and costs .

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