There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal by bus, train, car train, 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

Line 205 bus, train, bus, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras 205
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Folkestone Central
  3. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$207 - $227

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$43 - $63

3 alternative options

Train, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$207 - $228

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Hawkinge National Express
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$188 - $194

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$186 - $193

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is to drive and car ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £140 - £150 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is 96 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, France?

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal. However, you can take the walk to Paddington Rail Station, take the line 205 bus to King's Cross St. Pancras, 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 Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal via Charing Cross Underground Station, London Charing Cross, Folkestone Central, Folkestone Central Railway Station, Cheriton, Tesco, Folkestone, and Calais in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 London Charing Cross to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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
Ferry operators

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