Brussels to Calais train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Calais

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

47

Average

52

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:17AMBrussels-Midi1h36 07:53AMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer
471One-way
04:54PMBrussels-Midi2h34 07:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
491One-way
07:17PMBrussels-Midi1h45 09:02PMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer
531One-way
07:17AMBrussels-Midi2h11 09:28AMCalais Ville
1 transfer
541One-way
06:17PMBrussels-Midi2h11 08:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
541One-way

Train schedule from Brussels to Calais

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
06:17AMBrussels-Midi1h36 07:53AMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer
07:17AMBrussels-Midi2h11 09:28AMCalais Ville
1 transfer
10:17AMBrussels-Midi3h11 01:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
04:54PMBrussels-Midi2h34 07:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
06:17PMBrussels-Midi2h11 08:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
07:17PMBrussels-Midi1h45 09:02PMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Brussels to Calais

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

1 h 36 m

Average

2 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

175 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Calais without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:17AMBrussels-Midi1h36 07:53AMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer
471One-way
07:17PMBrussels-Midi1h45 09:02PMGare de Calais - Fréthun
1 transfer
531One-way
07:17AMBrussels-Midi2h11 09:28AMCalais Ville
1 transfer
541One-way
06:17PMBrussels-Midi2h11 08:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
541One-way
04:54PMBrussels-Midi2h34 07:28PMCalais Ville
1 transfer
491One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Calais

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF

Trains from Brussels to Calais cover the 109 miles (175 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $40 (€36), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Calais Ville.

Train providers: SNCF (3) from Brussels to Calais trains

Find the best trains to Calais from Brussels with Omio's travel partners SNCF (3) from $40 (€36). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

SNCF (3)

Say "oui" to SNCF, France's national train company, when traveling between Brussels and Calais! SNCF trains make it easy to go all over France as well as to countries like Spain and Germany. The company offers a wide range of fares, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. SNCF also offers discount cards that you can apply on Omio, such as the Youth and Senior Card.

SNCF train tickets to Calais from Brussels are available on Omio for as little as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}). Check the latest SNCF train schedule for the 109 miles (175 km) long route from Brussels to Calais, compare the best fares available, and purchase your SNCF Brussels to Calais train ticket on Omio today!

SNCF offers different types of trains on its routes, such as the TGV high-speed train, the classic Intercité and the TER, SNCF's regional train. On the state-of-the-art TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find a bar, air-conditioned train cars with free WiFi and some onsite services in addition to the onboard restaurant.

SNCF (3) tickets to Calais from Brussels are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with SNCF (3) to Calais from Brussels all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SNCF (3) train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 109 miles (175 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the SNCF (3) train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Brussels to Calais routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SNCF (3) Brussels to Calais train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SNCF (3) train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Calais with SNCF (3)!

Train information from Brussels to Calais with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 48 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Brussels to Calais: Journey Details

There is a direct Eurostar train from Brussels to Calais, departing in the morning, taking approximately one hour. There are nine further Eurostar departures until the early evening, all of which involve a change at Lille Station. Earlier and later trains require further changes and take considerably longer. The same service operates seven days a week.

Return journeys for trains from Calais to Brussels are also available.

Taking the Train from Brussels

Bruxelles-Midi Station is just five minutes from the historic centre of the city by Metro or tram. Local buses, operated by De Lijn and TEC, also stop at the station. Noctis provide a frequent night bus service on Friday and Saturdays. There is a cab rank outside the station entrance.

Getting into Calais by Train

Although Calais is mainly considered as a gateway between the UK and mainland Europe, it has plenty to offer visitors. Attractions to visit in Calais include the Town Hall, with its majestic ballroom and Rodin sculpture by the entrance. A climb to the top of the Light Tower is rewarded with magnificent views of the town and coast. Calais has had a long history of lace production and this can be seen in the Cité internationale de la dentelle et de la Mode. This old lace factory has been turned into a fascinating museum.

Gare de Calais-Fréthun is some distance from the city centre but is linked by a regular train service to the more central Calais Ville. There are cab ranks at the station and Vivabus operate a frequent bus around Calais and the suburbs. This runs until 1 a.m., but there is no all-night bus. There is also a very frequent and free minibus service, Balad'in, which runs through the centre of Calais.

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FAQs

Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Calais, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Calais from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Calais, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 7/4/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Calais from Brussels closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from France to Belgium is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels from Calais?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Calais?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 6/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Calais.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Brussels to Calais trains for as little as $40 (€36)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Calais from Brussels is on average $43 (€40)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Brussels to Calais is around 109 miles (175 km).
On average the Brussels to Calais train travel time is 1 h 26 min  for the 109 miles (175 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Calais, you can end your route in train stations like Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes.

Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Calais Ville   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Calais Ville and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (695 m) from the train station to the city center in Calais.

When taking a train from Brussels to Calais, you can count on SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or SNCF for the best way to get you to Calais. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Calais from Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Brussels to Calais. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Brussels to Calais leaves at 5: 17 AM. The last train departing from Brussels to Calais leaves at 5: 17 PM. You can find the latest Brussels to Calais train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Brussels to Calais within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Brussels to Calais a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Calais
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Calais.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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+32 25282828
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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