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There are 5 ways to get from The Hague to Calais by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville Tgv

$102 - $137

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Night bus, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from The Hague to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein N819
  2. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais 1753

$22 - $37

3 alternative options

Train via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$93 - $127

Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Calais

$49 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Calais 197.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Calais is to night bus and bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Calais is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Calais. However, there are services departing from The Hague and arriving at Calais via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Calais. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Calais Ville via Rotterdam Centraal and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between The Hague and Calais is 211 km. The road distance is 315.4 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Calais without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from The Hague to Calais, including transfers.

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

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The Hague to Calais train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Calais.
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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Calais, France?

You can take a train from The Hague to Calais via Rotterdam Centraal and Lille Europe in around 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
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 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
$27 - $45
Bus operators
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 The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Night bus from The Hague to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Calais is 315 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from The Hague to Calais.

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