There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$93 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Calais

$48 - $69

6 alternative options

Train LNER, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$88 - $127

Train, bus via Sheffield  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
  4. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$139 - $268

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais

$247 - $279

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$99 - $143

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun

$122 - $396

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) NCL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$147 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 13 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais is to train which costs £70 - £130 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Calais is 315 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Calais via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Calais Ville via London St. Pancras International and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 13 h 1 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$90 - $110
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
tgv.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
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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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators

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