There are 13 ways to get from Munich to Calais by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Est  •  9 h 24 min

  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

$226 - $325

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Night bus, bus  •  16 h 50 min

  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

$59 - $98

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Train  •  9 h 40 min

  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

$221 - $259

Bus  •  17 h 50 min

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

$64 - $106

Train, drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Köln Hbf to Calais

$175 - $264

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Calais 599.9 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Munich to Brussels, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brussels (BRU) MUC - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$154 - $356

Fly Munich to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 1 min

  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-Fréthun

$119 - $309

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 53 min

  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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$156 - $511

Fly Munich to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Amsterdam (AMS) MUC - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$169 - $379

Fly Munich to Antwerp, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Antwerp (ANR) MUC - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$157 - $557

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  10 h 25 min

  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-Fréthun

$189 - $558

Fly Munich to Lille Lesquin, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) MUC - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$174 - $669

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

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Calais is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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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 17 h 50 min.

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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 9 h 24 min.

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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 9 h 24 min and costs 190€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 24 min 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 9 h 24 min and costs 190€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 50 min.

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

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 9 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Calais via Gent and Ghent in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Munich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Monastir
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Lille Lesquin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
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
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
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
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München to Gent
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$62
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Calais
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
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
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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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 TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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