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Train Information from Antwerp to Calais

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB or SNCB | IC

Trains from Antwerp to Calais cover the 112 miles (180 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 47 min with our travel partners like SNCB or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Calais Ville.

Train companies

SNCB between Antwerp and Calais

You can travel by train between Antwerp and Calais with SNCB. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Antwerp to Calais.

SNCB tickets between Antwerp and Calais are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with SNCB between Antwerp and Calais all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SNCB train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 112 miles (180 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the SNCB train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Antwerp to Calais routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SNCB Antwerp to Calais train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SNCB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Calais with SNCB!

When purchasing your SNCB train tickets between Antwerp and Calais, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Antwerp to Calais
Travel by train to Calais easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Antwerp to Calais.
Is travel by train currently allowed from Antwerp, Belgium to Calais, France?

Travel between Antwerp, Belgium and Calais, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 21/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Calais from Antwerp as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Calais, France to Antwerp, Belgium?

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

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

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 20/10/2021. 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 Antwerp train here.

What is the distance from Antwerp to Calais via train?
You should expect to travel around 112 miles (180 km)  from Antwerp to Calais by train.
What is the average Antwerp to Calais train duration?
On average the train from Antwerp to Calais duration is 3 h 47 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Antwerp to Calais, which train station in Antwerp do I depart from and which train station in Calais do I arrive in?

Some of the Antwerp train stations to Calais you can start your journey from include Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Calais include Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Antwerp   and arriving in Calais Ville.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Antwerp, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Calais Ville, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service between Antwerp and Calais?
Take the Antwerp to Calais train with SNCB or SNCB | IC. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Antwerp and Calais as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Calais from Antwerp?
The average number of trains departing Antwerp for Calais is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp is the most popular Antwerp 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 Antwerp for your journey to Calais.

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