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London to Calais

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

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How to travel from London to Calais ?

Trip London Calais

Modes of transportcarpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance93 mi
Direct lineYes

Calais is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest London to Calais transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines ferries, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Calais from London, you'll save time and money! You just have to specify the departure date to Calais then let Vivanoda search for you. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To travel from London, ferries, trains, carpooling or buses of Eurolines, Southeastern, Blablacar, Norfolk Line, National Express, Eurostar, DFDS Seaways and P&O Ferries will carry you to Calais.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Calais bus

This coach route is operated without any change between London to Calais

You may still have doubts to get to Calais by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Calais.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London Calais route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • You are driven to Calais by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • During the trip London Calais, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 93 mi trip.

Coach companies on the London Calais trip

Only the coach company Eurolines operates the direct line London Calais.

Eurolines London Calais

Bus stops in London

You will have to arrive at your London 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, have your ticket checked by the driver of Eurolines and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Calais

In Calais, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Calais terminal Ferry
  • Calais Cité de l'Europe

Train London to Calais

Is London connected to Calais with a direct train?

Yes, the London to Calais route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Calais train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London Calais

The railway station bewteen London and Calais are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

High speed train London Calais

This type of trains are the fatest way to travel by train between London and Calais with a speed range from 125mph to 220mph.

London Calais train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Eurostar.
Eurostar London Calais

Departure train stations in London

  • London Charing Cross
  • London St Pancras

Railway stations in Calais

  • Calais Fréthun

London to Calais ferries

There is no possibility to travel only by ferry for the trip to Calais from the city of London. You have no choice than to combine your trip with another means of transport like bus, ridesharing and train.

What ferry companies sail to Calais from London?

The companies DFDS Seaways, P&O Ferries and Norfolk Line operate the London to Calais crossings.

DFDS Seaways London CalaisP&O Ferries London CalaisNorfolk Line London Calais

Calais ferry terminals

To continue to your trip to Calais, take a ferry in Dover with DFDS Seaways, P&O Ferries or Norfolk Line.
  • Calais Terminal Est Car Ferry

Carpool from London to Calais

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Calais ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Calais, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. This means that when looking for London-Calais rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Calais!

When you book a ride between London Calais, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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