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Train Information to Calais from Amsterdam

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Amsterdam to Calais cover the 162 miles (262 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 57 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Calais Ville.


Thalys trains from Amsterdam to Calais

The Thalys is a high-speed train in France which travels to over 17 cities throughout Europe, making it a very handy railway company to take if you’re looking to explore several European countries in one. The Thalys train map connects several destinations in France—the most popular being the Thalys train from Paris to Brussels and onwards to Cologne or Amsterdam. Picking up cheap Thalys tickets is easy in the app; just book Ticketless Journeys in advance or add discount cards to get deals on your next trip to France.

Thalys Standard, Thalys Comfort or Thalys Premium fare types are available; you to compare prices for high-speed trains from Amsterdam to Calais on Omio. The differences between each class is WiFi speed, seat comfort and more quiet zones. With Premium tickets you get served a meal and drinks throughout the journey with access to the Thalys lounge and newspapers. Pick up a cheap Thalys ticket by travelling during off-peak, mid-week hours and by planning in advance. The cheapest day to travel by train on tends to be on a Tuesday or Wednesday.

By booking your train from Amsterdam to Calais with Omio, you can pay in GBP and receive travel updates in English, so if your Thalys train is cancelled, Omio will suggest alternatives—we are with you all the way.


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Thalys Trains from Antwerp to Cologne

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When planning trips to Thalys destinations, consider checking back for offers on train tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Antwerp to Cologne.

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Trains from Amsterdam to Calais
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Calais, France if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by train?

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Calais, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Calais from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Calais closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Calais, France?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Calais?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 01/12/2021. 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 Amsterdam train here.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Calais by train?
You should expect to travel around 162 miles (262 km)  to Calais from Amsterdam by train.
How long is the train journey from Amsterdam to Calais?
While the time it takes to travel 162 miles (262 km) between Amsterdam and Calais can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Amsterdam to Calais is on average 8 h 57 min.
Which train station in Amsterdam goes to Calais? Which train station do I come into Calais from Amsterdam?

There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your journey from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Calais you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Calais Ville.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Calais?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city centre of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Calais Ville, is located 0.3 miles (533 m) away from the city centre of Calais.

Which train companies can take me to Calais from Amsterdam?
For the best Amsterdam to Calais train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Amsterdam to Calais to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Calais from Amsterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Calais is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Calais
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Calais.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet