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There are 5 ways to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Ter / ...

43€ - 82€

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Bus, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Lille 1755 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

42€ - 56€

3 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter

48€ - 102€

Train via Villejuif - Louis Aragon  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Calais-Ville Zz_2Y

84€ - 154€

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais 303.8 km

30€ - 50€

Paris Orly Airport (ORY) → Calais
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The cheapest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais. However, there are services departing from Aeroport D'orly and arriving at Calais-Ville via Villejuif-Louis Aragon and Paris-Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and Calais is 250 km. The road distance is 303.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 40€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais, including transfers.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Paris-Est station.

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Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Calais-Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais is 304 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais.

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Map of how to get from Paris Orly Airport (ORY) to Calais.
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  • Distance: 249.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Paris Orly Airport (ORY), France and Calais, France?

SNCF operates a train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville 5 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 53m. TGV inOui also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
Rail 1st Class
45€ - 70€
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
21€ - 35€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
28€ - 33€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Est to Calais-Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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