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Folkestone to Calais

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

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Trip Folkestone Calais

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance31 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Folkestone to Calais?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Folkestone 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Folkestone Calais by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Folkestone and Calais on a map as well as the route Folkestone Calais and the different connecting points (Calais Tunnel Sous la Manche Railway Station, Calais Cité de l'Europe Coach Station, Folkestone Eurotunnel Railway Station, Hythe Coach Station) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Folkestone and Calais?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Folkestone-Calais (31.1 mi)
Railway companies
Eurotunnel provides a rail connection Folkestone-Calais with the train Eurotunnel-Le Shuttle from Folkestone Eurotunnel railway station (2.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Calais Tunnel Sous la Manche at arrival (2.8 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Hythe in Folkestone and to the one of Calais Cité de l'Europe (Nord-Pas de Calais France)

All modes of transport Folkestone-Calais

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Folkestone to Calais bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Folkestone and Calais.

Coach companies on the Folkestone Calais trip

The journey by coach Folkestone Calais is served by only one bus company: Eurolines.

Eurolines Folkestone Calais

Going by bus from Folkestone to Calais may not be so obvious to you. To encourage you to take the bus to Calais, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • The fleet of Eurolines coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Folkestone Calais road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 31 mi of the trip.

Departure bus stations in Folkestone

You will have to arrive at your Folkestone stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Calais' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of Eurolines who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Hythe

Bus stops at arrival in Calais

As soon as the coach stops at Calais, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Calais Cité de l'Europe

Train Folkestone to Calais

Train with Cars Folkestone Calais

Is there a direct train for the Folkestone-Calais route?

Indeed, the cities of Calais and Folkestone are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Calais and there may be fewer direct trains from Folkestone on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Folkestone-Calais train ticket on Vivanoda.

Folkestone Calais railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Eurotunnel.
Eurotunnel Folkestone Calais

Railway stations from Folkestone

  • Folkestone Eurotunnel

Railway stations in Calais

  • Calais Tunnel Sous la Manche

Carpool from Folkestone to Calais

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Folkestone-Calais rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Calais.

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Folkestone-Calais car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

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