There are 12 ways to get from Rome to Calais by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Rome to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris Orly (ORY) FCO - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville

$140 - $402

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Beauvais, bus, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Beauvais (BVA) CIA - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Boulogne Ville
  4. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Calais Ville

$75 - $312

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Fly Rome to Lille Lesquin, train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) FCO - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$201 - $971

Fly Rome to Brussels, train  •  8 h 59 min

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

$117 - $338

Fly Rome to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris CDG (CDG) FCO - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$131 - $431

Fly Rome to Amsterdam, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Amsterdam (AMS) FCO - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$176 - $441

Fly Rome Ciampino to Charleroi, train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Charleroi (CRL) CIA - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$105 - $353

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$290 - $361

Train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$321 - $391

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris N1729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Calais Ouibus

$97 - $158

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry

$134 - $239

Drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Calais 1028.8 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Calais is to fly and bus and train which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Calais is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 350€ and takes 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Rome and Calais is 1293 km. The road distance is 1646.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to get from Rome to Calais, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Calais. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Calais via Paris City Center - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Calais. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Calais Ville via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Rome to Calais via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 14 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Calais via Paris, Paris and Paris City Center - Bercy in around 21 h 5 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Nice Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$220 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $440
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
Train from Amiens to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Boulogne Ville to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.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 Paris City Center - Bercy to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com

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