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Travel Information between Brussels and Calais

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€36) • 1 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€36) • 1 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TGV

Travel 109 miles (175 km) by bus or train between Brussels and Calais. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Calais.

Travel Tips

Travel from Brussels to Calais
Travel 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 Brussels to Calais.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Calais, France if I’m coming from Brussels, Belgium?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Calais, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21; 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 between Brussels and Calais.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Brussels, Belgium from Calais, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Calais, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Calais?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Brussels from Calais here.

How do I travel from Brussels to Calais?

You can travel from Brussels to Calais 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Brussels to Calais?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Calais is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $45 (€36) compared to other travel options to Calais:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Brussels to Calais costing on average $46 (€38).

What is the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Calais?

The quickest way to travel between Brussels and Calais is by train, which takes on average 1 h 13 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 3 h 51 min.

How many miles from Brussels to Calais would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 109 miles (175 km) between Brussels and Calais.

How many services a day are there to Calais from Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Calais is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Brussels to Calais, where do I depart from Brussels and where do I arrive in Calais?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Trains mostly depart from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Calais Ville.
Which travel operators can get me to Calais from Brussels?

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

  • SNCF | Autocar can get you to Calais by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with SNCF | Autocar from Brussels to Calais for $46 (€38) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV to go to Calais by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV Brussels to Calais tickets on Omio for $45 (€36).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Brussels to Calais?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels 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 Brussels and Calais itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Calais and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Brussels and Calais online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $46 (€38) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $45 (€36) one way.

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

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