There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal by train, car train, bus, subway, 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  •  4 h 20 min

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

$228 - $249

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 14 min

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

$45 - $68

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus, bus, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Victoria, Neathouse Place 36
  2. Take the bus from London to Canterbury
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
  4. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco 160
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$205 - $207

Tube, bus, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
  2. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Folkestone Central Railway Station
  4. Take the bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco 160
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$210 - $216

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 12 min

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

$201 - $208

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 Tube to Charing Cross Underground Station, take the walk to London Charing Cross, 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 Paddington Rail Station, Victoria, Neathouse Place, London, Canterbury, Canterbury, Bus Station, Folkestone Central Railway Station, Cheriton, Tesco, Folkestone, and Calais in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
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
$186
Website
eurotunnel.com
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
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
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Folkestone Central Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal?

The distance between London Paddington Station and Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is 154 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal?

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 3 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal?

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal is to drive and Eurotunnel which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £141 - £147.

How long does it take to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal?

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from London Paddington Station to Eurotunnel Calais Terminal, including transfers.