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There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Calais by train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Oxford to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est

$88 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$23 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall X90
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$76 - $118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun

$215 - $231

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Calais is to bus which costs £17 - £29 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Calais is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £180 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Calais. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 44m.

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The distance between Oxford and Calais is 146 miles.

The best way to get from Oxford to Calais without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Oxford to Calais, including transfers.

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Oxford to Calais bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Calais is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £65 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £29 and takes 7h 44m.

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Oxford to Calais bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Calais is 1h ahead of Oxford. It is currently 12:04 AM in Oxford and 1:04 AM in Calais.

Map of how to get from Oxford to Calais.
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  • Distance: 146.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Oxford, England and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Oxford to Calais via London Marylebone, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 3h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Calais via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 7h 44m.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
oxfordbus.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 London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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