There are 8 ways to get from Leeds to Calais by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$82 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 39 min

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

$27 - $61

6 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$77 - $111

Train, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Luton
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  3. Take the bus from London to Calais

$101 - $136

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 42 min

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

$231 - $256

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

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

$82 - $118

Fly Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 37 min

  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-Fréthun

$127 - $407

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$130 - $369

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 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Calais via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
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
$90 - $110
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$65 - $68
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
SNCF
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
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Megabus UK
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leeds and Calais is 392 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Calais is to bus which costs £19 - £50 and takes 9 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Leeds to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £170 - £200.

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 4 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leeds to Calais. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Leeds to Calais, including transfers.