There are 5 ways to get from London to Calais by train, bus, car, car train, rideshare 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  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$49 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 47 min

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

$185 - $192

Rideshare  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Calais 95.4 miles

$9 - $28

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 6 min

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

$41 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Calais is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Calais is to train which costs £35 - £80 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between London and Calais is 95 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from London to Calais, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Calais. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Calais. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Calais Ville via Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Calais, France?

Eurostar operates a train from London to Calais 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $90 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Calais every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h.

Train operators
Eurostar
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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
$85 - $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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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