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There are 6 ways to get from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port by train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$113 - $207

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Bus, car ferry  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Dover Ouibus
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$45 - $67

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Train via Gare de Lille Flandres  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville

$93 - $135

Bus, bus and ferry  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 814 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$54 - $94

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais Ferry Port 230 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  5h 9m

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

$123 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port is to bus and car ferry which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Calais Ville via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Netherlands and Calais Ferry Port is 318 km. The road distance is 368 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs 95€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Gare de Calais-Fréthun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port is 368 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Netherlands to Calais Ferry Port.

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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Netherlands and Calais Ferry Port, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Calais Ferry Port via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Gare de Calais-Fréthun, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4h 36m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
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 Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Dover
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Calais Ferry Port. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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