There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Calais by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Tgv

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Calais Ouibus

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Train TGV  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv / ...

$22 - $32

Bus and ferry  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$40 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Calais 68.2 miles

$14 - $22

Rideshare  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Calais 68.5 miles

$9

What companies run services between Lille, France and Calais, France?

SNCF operates a train from Lille to Calais hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lille to Calais hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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
$28 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lille and Calais is 92 km. The road distance is 109 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Calais is to bus which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Lille to Calais is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 12€ - 19€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Calais Ville. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Calais. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

The train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.