Directions from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais

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Recommended option

Tube, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Piccadilly
  2. Est

$54 - $111

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 8 min

$48 - $68

3 alternative options

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 031 / ...
  2. 007 / ...

$201 - $218

Bus, train, car ferry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. N9

$66 - $96

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 1 min

$197 - $207

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Calais, France?

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais. However, you can take the Tube to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, take the walk to London St. Pancras International, take the train to Calais-Fréthun, then take the train to Calais Ville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), Canterbury, Bus Station, Folkestone Central Railway Station, Cheriton, Tesco, and Folkestone in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
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
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Calais is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais is to drive and car ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £145 - £155.

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais, including transfers.