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There are 11 ways to get from Munich to Calais by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Est  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$225 - $318

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Night bus, bus  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 1753

$58 - $97

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Train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$210 - $247

Train #2  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun Tgv

$232 - $311

Bus  •  17h 50m

  1. Take the bus from München to Gent
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Calais 1753

$63 - $105

Drive  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from Munich to Calais 599.9 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Munich to Brussels, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brussels (BRU) MUC - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$138 - $367

Fly Munich to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Paris CDG (CDG) MUC - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$103 - $283

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Brussels (BRU) NUE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$158 - $541

Fly Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MUC - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$149 - $406

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$185 - $543

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Calais is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Calais is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich to Calais. However, there are services departing from München and arriving at Calais via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Calais. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Calais Ville via Stuttgart Hbf and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 24m.

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The distance between Munich and Calais is 767 km. The road distance is 959.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Calais without a car is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs 190€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 9h 24m to get from Munich to Calais, including transfers.

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Munich to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Calais train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Calais is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs 190€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 17h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Calais.
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  • Distance: 479.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 24m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Munich to Calais via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 9h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Calais via Gent and Ghent in around 17h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München to Gent
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$61
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Munich to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Munich to Calais train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Calais is 960 km. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from Munich to Calais.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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