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06:04PMLondon St Pancras Intl4h27 10:31PMCalais Ville
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Train schedule from London to Calais

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06:04PMLondon St Pancras Intl4h27 10:31PMCalais Ville
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Fastest train times from London to Calais

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Fastest Journey

4 h 27 m

Average

4 h 27 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

151 km

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

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Overview: Train from London to Calais

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from London to Calais cover the 93 miles (150 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Calais Ville.

Train companies: Eurostar from London to Calais trains

Travel on Eurostar trains from London to Calais at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Calais train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Train information from London to Calais with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 27 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Trains from London to Calais: Journey Details

There are up to six trains from London to Calais each day, including Saturday and Sunday. The service is provided by Eurostar as part of its international route and travelers need to make one change to a French regional service at Calais Frethun station. The first train departs early in the morning and the last service is in the evening. The complete train journey to Calais from London takes approximately 3 hours.

Taking the Train from London

All Eurostar trains from London to Calais begin their journey at St. Pancras International Station. The station is in the King's Cross area of London which is about 2 miles north of Oxford Street. Travelers can reach the station easily by Underground - all Victoria, Picadilly, Circle, District, Northern and Hammersmith & City trains calls at Kings Cross/St. Pancras station. Local buses serving the station include the 46, 10 and 73 and taxis can drop travelers at the entrance.

Getting into Calais by Train

Calais is a popular destination for shoppers from the UK who come for its many supermarkets and hypermarkets. However, attractions like the Church of Notre-Dame de Calais, unique artwork by Rodin at the town hall and the nearby Opal coast are well worth seeing. Eurostar trains from London to Calais arrive at Calais Frethun station which is about 10 miles from the city center. However, the route includes transfer to Calais-Ville and the journey takes around 10 minutes. On arrival at Calais-Ville visitors will easily find local buses run by Vivabus to most parts of the city. Easy to spot yellow and blue Balad'in minibuses are free and stop at the yellow bus stop close to the station. There is a shuttle bus service to the port and taxis are also availble by the station.

Train tickets from London to Calais: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 133 €
2 weeks earlier 78 €71%
3 weeks earlier 65 €105%
1 month before 55 €142%
2 months earlier 55 €142%
3 months earlier 65 €105%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Calais 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 105% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Calais with 2 months in advance you save up to about 142% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 105%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Calais

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Calais easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Calais.
FAQs

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Calais, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Calais from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Calais closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Calais is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into London from Calais restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Calais?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Calais closer to your date of departure here here.

The distance to Calais from London by train is approximately 93 miles (150 km).
On average the London to Calais train time is 4 h 27 min  covering the 93 miles (150 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Calais you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Calais Ville.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

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

For the best London to Calais train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Calais from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing London for Calais is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from London to Calais at 6: 04 PM   or take the last train from London to Calais leaving at 6: 04 PM. Look for the latest London to Calais train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Calais

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Calais.

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