There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais by subway, train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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

Tube, train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$52 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$65 - $96

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$188 - $198

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 23 min

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

$46 - $68

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Calais is 107 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais.
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  • Distance: 106.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Calais twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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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