How to travel from Amsterdam to Calais

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Travel Information to Calais from Amsterdam

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $708
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€13) • 7 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $708 (€639) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or KLM Cityhopper

Travel 162 miles (262 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Calais from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or KLM Cityhopper among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Calais.

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FAQs

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Calais, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Calais if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Calais, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Amsterdam to Calais.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from France?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from France?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Calais.

There are 4 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Calais including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Calais is by taking a train with an average price of $14 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Calais:

Taking a train is about $63 (€57) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $78 (€70) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $694 (€626) less than taking a flight to Calais, which costs on average $708 (€639) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Calais is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Calais by bus can take on average 6 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 9 min.

The distance from Amsterdam to Calais is approximately 162 miles (262 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Calais is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Calais as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Calais:

  • Buses mostly leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and tend to arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Calais at Calais Ville.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Calais, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Calais by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Calais for $78 (€70).
  • KLM Cityhopper can take you to Calais by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM Cityhopper from Amsterdam to Calais for $708 (€639).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Calais often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Paris or Lille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Calais itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Calais and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Calais, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $78 (€70) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $708 (€639) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $14 (€13) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Calais online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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