|Distance||93 miles (150 km)|
Trains from London to Calais cover the 93 miles (150 km) long trip with our travel partners like Eurostar. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Calais Ville.
You can travel by train from London to Calais with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
Start your search for great prices on Eurostar trains between London and Calais on Omio. Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service that connects mainland Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with routes linking London St Pancras International to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph (320 kmh), so you can travel 93 miles (150 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel train between London and Calais.
When purchasing your Eurostar tickets from London to Calais, you can pick from Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier classes. The Standard Premier class includes spacious seating with light refreshments served, while the Business Premier class offers flexible travel options, lounge access, spacious seats, priority boarding and a hot meal. Check Eurostar’s London to Calais train schedule and ticket offers, then choose the best price for this trip. Sit back and enjoy the smooth, easy ride between London and Calais on a Eurostar train!
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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: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 9/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Calais closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/16/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Calais.
Some of the London train stations to Calais you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Calais include Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Calais Ville.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
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