Directions from Maidstone to Calais

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

Taxi, car ferry  •  2 h 9 min

$147 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  3 h 37 min

  1. National Express

$33 - $46

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Est

$51 - $77

Line 10 bus, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 41 min

  1. 10

$199 - $204

Taxi, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 1 min

$269 - $286

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Calais via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Calais-Fréthun in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $45
Premier
$50 - $60
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
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford International Railway Station to Cheriton, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Dover
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidstone and Calais is 100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Calais is to bus and car ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Calais is to taxi and Eurotunnel which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £200 - £220.

No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Calais. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Calais Ville via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Maidstone to Calais, including transfers.