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Coach Information from London to Calais

distanceDistance93 miles (150 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£29 (€33)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, National Express or Ouibus

Coaches from London to Calais cover the 93 miles (150 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, National Express or Ouibus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from London to Calais

Travel between London and Calais from £18 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Calais coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between London and Calais due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Coaches from London to Calais

    Crossing the channel from London to mainland Europe is easy with plenty of coaches from London to Calais. Journey times will be around five hours, and four direct buses leave London Victoria every day of the week, all year round. 

    Which coach companies travel from London to Calais?

    Eurolines is the main operator on the London to Calais route, running three direct buses every day. Travellers can also choose a single daily service with BlaBlaBus if they prefer.

    How long is the coach from London to Calais?

    Coaches from London to Calais will take between five hours and five and a half hours to get to their destination. No changes are needed, although buses will need to board a vehicle ferry to cross the Channel, which adds one hour onto every journey.

    How many coaches are there from London to Calais?

    Buses depart London Victoria Coach Station for Calais every day. Whenever travellers need to visit Calais, they can expect four direct services. This usually includes a mid-morning departure and three evening services.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Calais?

    Departure bus station: All coaches to Calais from London will start their journeys at London Victoria Coach Station. London's leading bus transport centre, Victoria is well-placed for those staying in both London suburbs and the city centre. Nearby Victoria Station has excellent rail connections to Kent and Surrey, while the Victoria, District and Circle Lines of the London Underground link the station with almost all parts of the city. Buses also run straight to the coach station from Brixton, Westminster and the West End, making it easy for all travellers to reach their bus without any hassle.

    Arrival bus station: Buses from London will drop off travellers at Calais Terminal Ferry. The Terminal is around two miles' walk from the actual city of Calais, but getting into town shouldn't be difficult. Taxi rides won't take more than 7-10 minutes to reach the Hotel de Ville, and visitors can walk down the Rue Lamy to the centre of town in 45 minutes. Vivabus services also run into town and serve Cite Europe, Calais' premier shopping destination. Those headed to Calais Station should follow directions to the city centre, cross the bridge, and follow the Avenue du President Wilson. The station should be on the right-hand side.

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    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by coach between London, United Kingdom and Calais, France allowed?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Calais, France by coach is: Partially open.

    Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
    • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Calais, France?

    All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Calais as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Calais, France?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Calais to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from France?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Calais?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last verified on 26/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Calais to London coach here.

    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Calais from London?
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between London and Calais for as low as £18  for the next 7 days.
    How much does the coach from London to Calais cost on average?
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Calais coach prices are on average £29  one way.
    What is the distance to Calais from London via coach?
    The coach distance from London to Calais is around 93 miles (150 km).
    What is the average London to Calais coach duration?
    On average the coach from London to Calais duration is 5 h 20 min  for the 93 miles (150 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Calais?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.

    Where do I find the London coach station to Calais? Where is the Calais coach station?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

    Passengers arriving in Calais most often arrive at Calais, Terminal Ferry and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this coach station to the city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me from London to Calais?
    For the trip from London to Calais you can take a coach with Eurolines France, National Express or Ouibus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Calais from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    When can I take the first coach from London to Calais? When can I take the last coach for the day?
    The earliest coach departing from London to Calais leaves at 10: 30. The last coach departing from London to Calais leaves at 11: 30. You can find the latest London to Calais coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I buy London Calais coach tickets to score the best deals?
    If you buy London to Calais coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £29. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Calais from London. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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