There are 6 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 via St Pancras International  •  3 h 51 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

$227 - $247

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 20 min

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

$43 - $63

4 alternative options

Train, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Folkestone Central
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$221 - $250

Line 400 bus, train, bus, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 400 / ...
  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
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$216 - $237

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Vauxhall 025
  2. Take the bus from London Vauxhall Bus Stn to Folkestone
  3. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$199 - $204

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 59 min

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

$190 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is to drive and car ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £140 - £150 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, including transfers.

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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 London Bridge, Folkestone Central, Folkestone Central Railway Station, Cheriton, Tesco, Folkestone, and Calais in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Bridge to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 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
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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
$12 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Vauxhall
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Vauxhall Bus Stn to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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