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Birmingham to Calais

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Calais by train, car, bus

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How to get from Birmingham to Calais?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Calais. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham-Calais

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Calais (Nord-Pas de Calais, France) with a distance of 192 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Calais without changing trains but some trains run on lines Birmingham-London and London-Calais allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of London Midland, Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry to London leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train Eurostar operated by Eurostar leave for Calais.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Calais from Birmingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Birmingham-London and London-Calais.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London. Once arrived in London, take another coach of Eurolines that will take you to Calais bus station (Nord-Pas de Calais France).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Birmingham-London will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by bus in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Calais?

Railway companies
London Midland provides a rail connection Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
Eurostar transports passengers on a rail line from London to Calais with the train Eurostar which leaves London St Pancras station to arrive at Calais Fréthun railway station (Nord-Pas de Calais France)
Chiltern Railways operates the train journey Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham Snow Hill railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Marylebone at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Birmingham to London with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at London Euston railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line Birmingham-London with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Stansted Airport at arrival (31.7 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-London (101.9 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Calais Cité de l'Europe (Nord-Pas de Calais France)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Calais

When travelling from Calais to Birmingham by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 102 mi from Birmingham and 94 mi away from Calais (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Calais or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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