The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Calais is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 27 m
4 h 27 m
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It's difficult to get from London to Calais without transferring at least once.
|Distance||93 miles (150 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
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.
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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:
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.
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.
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.
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Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Calais, France is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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