There are 5 ways to get from Leiden to Calais by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$99 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 18 min

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

$17 - $26

3 alternative options

Train via Calais-Fréthun  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$106 - $153

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from The Hague to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein N819
  2. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais 1753

$25 - $44

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Calais 202.8 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Calais is to bus which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Calais is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Calais is 226 km. The road distance is 324.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Leiden to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Calais. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Calais via The Hague and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Calais. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Calais Ville via Rotterdam Centraal and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Leiden to Calais via Rotterdam Centraal, Lille Europe, and Lille Flandres in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leiden to Calais via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal, The Hague, and Lille in around 7 h 18 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
SNCF
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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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
$43 - $46
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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