There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais by train, car ferry, bus, car, car train 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  •  5 h 26 min

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

$91 - $169

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Bus  •  13 h 24 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 - $67

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Train LNER, carferry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
  3. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$106 - $158

Train, carferry via Sheffield  •  8 h 58 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 Dover Priory
  4. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$197 - $299

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 3 min

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

$245 - $277

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 20 min

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

$99 - $143

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 11 min

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

$121 - $396

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 12 min

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

$140 - $404

Questions & Answers

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 24 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 26 min.

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

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais.
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  • Distance: 314.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

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 26 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 24 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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
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
$85 - $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
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
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
$50 - $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 Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Calais is 1 h ahead of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is currently 2:38 AM in Newcastle upon Tyne and 3:38 AM in Calais.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Calais train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Calais-Fréthun station.

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British Airways offers flights from Newcastle Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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