There are 5 ways to get from Maastricht to Calais by train, bus or car

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  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv

$77 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Lille 328
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Calais Ouibus

$19 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 10 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$40 - $57

Train, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$26 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Calais 192.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Calais is to bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Calais is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Calais is 269 km. The road distance is 308.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Maastricht to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Calais. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Calais. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Calais Ville via Liege-Guillemins, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Calais via Liege-Guillemins, Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Calais via Lille in around 6 h 25 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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