How to travel from Calais to Amsterdam

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Travel Information between Calais and Amsterdam

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $781
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $10 (€9) • 4 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $781 (€690) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or KLM Cityhopper

Travel 162 miles (262 km) by bus, flight or train from Calais to 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 $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or KLM Cityhopper among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Calais to Amsterdam.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Amsterdam 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 Calais to Amsterdam.

Travel from Calais, France to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Calais restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Calais?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Amsterdam from Calais closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Calais, France was last verified on 3/22/23. 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 Calais from Amsterdam.

There are 3 travel options from Calais to Amsterdam: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Amsterdam is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a train is usually $23 (€20) less than taking a bus to Amsterdam, which costs on average $33 (€29) for the same trip.

A train is $770 (€681) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Calais to Amsterdam costing on average $781 (€690).

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Calais is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 39 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Calais to Amsterdam is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Calais to Amsterdam:

  • You can take a bus from Calais to Amsterdam with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€29) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Calais to Amsterdam.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Calais by plane with KLM Cityhopper. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $781 (€690) with KLM Cityhopper from Calais to Amsterdam on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Calais to Amsterdam often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, London or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Amsterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€29) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $781 (€690) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $10 (€9) one way on average.

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

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