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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.

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Fly Rome to Lille Lesquin, train  •  9 h 28 min

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

$198 - $957

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Charleroi, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Charleroi (CRL) CIA - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$97 - $340

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Fly Rome to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 5 min

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

$140 - $396

Fly Rome to Brussels, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brussels (BRU) FCO - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$109 - $323

Fly Rome to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 48 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 Ville

$128 - $417

Fly Rome Ciampino to Beauvais, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Beauvais (BVA) CIA - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville

$122 - $358

Train to Florence, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Paris CDG (CDG) FLR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$146 - $472

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  14 h 31 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

$279 - $344

Train  •  19 h 48 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

$314 - $382

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris N1729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Calais 753

$102 - $168

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

$132 - $235

Drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Calais 1028.8 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Calais is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Calais is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 48 min.

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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, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 10 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 31 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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The best way to get from Rome to Calais without a car is to train which takes 14 h 31 min and costs 240€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Rome to Calais, including transfers.

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Rome to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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Rome to Calais train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Calais is to train which takes 14 h 31 min and costs 240€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 22 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 808 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Calais via Paris, Paris in around 22 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi via Santander
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Beauvais via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 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
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Nice Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$220 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $430
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.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
ItaloTreno
Trenitalia

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 Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $210
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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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Rome to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Rome to Calais train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Calais is 1646 km. It takes approximately 15 h 41 min to drive from Rome to Calais.

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Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Rome Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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Book your Rome to Calais bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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