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There are 13 ways to get from Spain to Calais by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Barcelona to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 41 min

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

$115 - $317

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Fly Barcelona to Beauvais, bus, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Beauvais (BVA) BCN - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

$61 - $260

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Fly Barcelona to Brussels, train  •  8 h 15 min

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

$102 - $294

Fly Barcelona to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Paris CDG (CDG) BCN - 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

$108 - $328

Fly Madrid to Brussels, train  •  8 h 30 min

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

$108 - $292

Fly Madrid to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAD - 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

$109 - $316

Fly Madrid to Beauvais, bus, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Beauvais (BVA) MAD - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

$69 - $428

Train to Toulouse, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) TLS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$163 - $341

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$345 - $422

Train  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$276 - $337

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Calais 753

$91 - $155

Bus ALSA  •  22 h 24 min

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

$86 - $139

Drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Calais 970.2 miles

$200 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Spain to Calais is to bus which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 22 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spain to Calais is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Calais. However, there are services departing from Sol and arriving at Calais via Cibeles, Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 21 min.

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The distance between Spain and Calais is 1299 km. The road distance is 1552.4 km.

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The best way to get from Spain to Calais without a car is to train which takes 14 h 8 min and costs 300€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Spain to Calais, including transfers.

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Spain to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport station.

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The best way to get from Spain to Calais is to train which takes 14 h 8 min and costs 300€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 22 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Spain to Calais.
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  • Distance: 812.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Spain and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Madrid to Calais via Atocha-Renfe, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 14 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Calais via Cibeles, Aeropuerto T4, Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport, and Paris, Paris in around 22 h 21 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toulouse to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 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 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 Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $280
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Amiens to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.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 2 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid Barajas Airport, Madrid Airport to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
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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Yes, the driving distance between Spain to Calais is 1552 km. It takes approximately 14 h 43 min to drive from Spain to Calais.

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Transavia France, Iberia, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Spain to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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