There are 6 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  •  3 h 53 min

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

$89 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$23 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus, train, carferry  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place X90
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
  3. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$77 - $115

Bus, carferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall X90
  2. Take the bus from Walworth, Dunton Road to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) 007
  3. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$51 - $73

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 42 min

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

$202 - $214

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Calais. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) and arriving at Calais via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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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 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min 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 (Stop K4) station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Calais is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 28 min.

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

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Calais is 1 h ahead of Oxford. It is currently 11:12 PM in Oxford and 12:12 AM in Calais.

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

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Calais.
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  • Distance: 146.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Calais via London Marylebone, Baker Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, and Calais-Fréthun in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Calais via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 7 h 28 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K4) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Lisson Grove, Old Marylebone Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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 Walworth, Dunton Road to Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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