There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal by train, car train, bus, car or car ferry

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, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$220 - $244

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$43 - $63

3 alternative options

Train, bus, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  3. Take the train from Tonbridge to Folkestone Central
  4. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco 10
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$210 - $230

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Folkestone, Bus Station 021
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$197 - $202

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$188 - $195

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is 88 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal without a car is to train and Eurotunnel which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, including transfers.

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There are 359+ hotels available in Eurotunnel Calais Terminal. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, France?

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal. However, you can take the train to London St Pancras International LL, take the walk to St Pancras International, take the train to Folkestone Central, take the walk to Folkestone Central Railway Station, take the bus to Cheriton, Tesco, take the walk to Folkestone, take the Eurotunnel to Calais, then take the walk to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal via Redhill, Tonbridge, Folkestone Central, Folkestone Central Railway Station, Cheriton, Tesco, Folkestone, and Calais in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Tonbridge to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Folkestone, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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