How to travel from Lille to Calais

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from Lille to Calais

You can get from Lille to Calais by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lille to Calais on May 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:13AMLille Flandres1h16 11:29AMCalais Ville
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10:13AMLille Flandres1h16 11:29AMCalais Ville
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06:15PMLille, Lille Europe0h42 06:57PMCalais Ville
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08:15AMLille, Lille Europe0h45 09:00AMCalais Ville
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07:15PMLille, Lille Europe0h45 08:00PMCalais Ville
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Travel Information between Lille and Calais

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Take a bus or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) to Calais from Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Calais.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lille 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 Lille to Calais.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Lille to Calais. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Calais from Lille is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Calais:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $21 (€19) from Lille to Calais.

The fastest way to get to Calais from Lille is by train with an average travel time of 28 min.

Other travel options to Calais can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 10 min.

The distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km) from Lille to Calais.

The average frequency per day from Lille to Calais is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lille to Calais:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lille Flandres and arrive in Calais Ville.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Lille to Calais with SNCF | Autocar, and you can find SNCF | Autocar Lille to Calais tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Calais from Lille with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Lille to Calais tickets for $20 (€18) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Lille to Calais often also extend their vacation to go to London, Paris or Dover. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Calais and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $21 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.

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

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