Brussels to Calais train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Calais

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£38

Average

£38

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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18:17Brussels-Midi1h26 19:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way
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06:17Brussels-Midi1h36 07:53Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way
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07:17Brussels-Midi1h26 08:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way
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19:17Brussels-Midi1h45 21:02Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way
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16:54Brussels-Midi1h48 18:42Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way

Train schedule Brussels to Calais

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06:17Brussels-Midi1h36 07:53Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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07:17Brussels-Midi1h26 08:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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13:17Brussels-Midi2h11 15:28Calais Ville
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16:17Brussels-Midi1h36 17:53Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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16:54Brussels-Midi1h48 18:42Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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18:17Brussels-Midi1h26 19:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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19:17Brussels-Midi1h45 21:02Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Calais

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 41 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

175 km

It's difficult to get from Brussels to Calais without changing at least once.

Fastest
18:17Brussels-Midi1h26 19:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
1 change
£381One-way
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07:17Brussels-Midi1h26 08:43Gare de Calais - Fréthun
1 change
£381One-way
06:17Brussels-Midi1h36 07:53Gare de Calais - Fréthun
1 change
£381One-way
16:17Brussels-Midi1h36 17:53Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£421One-way
19:17Brussels-Midi1h45 21:02Gare de Calais - Fréthun
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£381One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Calais

distanceDistance109 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or Eurostar

Trains from Brussels to Calais cover the 109 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Calais Ville.

Train providers: SNCF (3) trains Brussels to Calais

For as little as £32 you can travel by train to Calais from Brussels with SNCF (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

SNCF (3)

Explore the beauty and cultural wonders of France by train with SNCF, France's national train company. SNCF trains allow you to easily travel to all parts of France and countries such as Spain and Germany. The company offers a variety of fares, including cheap Prem tickets, standard tickets called Loisir and Pro tickets that offer greater flexibility. You can also apply SNCF discount cards like the Youth and Senior Card on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets.

The trains that are part of the SNCF network include its high-speed TGV trains, the classic Intercité and the regional TER trains. On the ultramodern TGV trains that serve the major long-distance routes and the Channel Tunnel, you will find amenities such as a bar and restaurant, air-conditioned train carriages, free WiFi, and some other onboard services.

Prices for an SNCF train from Brussels to Calais start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} on Omio. Simply check current SNCF train times for the 109 miles (175 km) long trip, compare the best fares available, and buy your cheap Brussels to Calais train ticket on Omio quickly and easily.

Looking to travel by train to Calais from Brussels? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with SNCF (3). Check Omio to see current SNCF (3) train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Brussels to Calais train and book SNCF (3) tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Brussels and Calais, you can expect to travel 109 miles (175 km) one-way with SNCF (3). If you search for trains between Brussels and Calais in the Omio app, you can check if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with SNCF (3), we do the work for you to get you safely to Calais from Brussels. Book that perfect Brussels to Calais train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with SNCF (3)!

Brussels to Calais train information with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 48 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Brussels to Calais: Journey Details

There is a direct Eurostar train from Brussels to Calais, departing in the morning, taking approximately one hour. There are nine further Eurostar departures until the early evening, all of which involve a change at Lille Station. Earlier and later trains require further changes and take considerably longer. The same service operates seven days a week.

Return journeys for trains from Calais to Brussels are also available.

Taking the Train from Brussels

Bruxelles-Midi Station is just five minutes from the historic centre of the city by Metro or tram. Local buses, operated by De Lijn and TEC, also stop at the station. Noctis provide a frequent night bus service on Friday and Saturdays. There is a taxi rank outside the station entrance.

Getting into Calais by Train

Although Calais is mainly considered as a gateway between the UK and mainland Europe, it has plenty to offer visitors. Attractions to visit in Calais include the Town Hall, with its majestic ballroom and Rodin sculpture by the entrance. A climb to the top of the Light Tower is rewarded with magnificent views of the town and coast. Calais has had a long history of lace production and this can be seen in the Cité internationale de la dentelle et de la Mode. This old lace factory has been turned into a fascinating museum.

Gare de Calais-Fréthun is some distance from the city centre but is linked by a regular train service to the more central Calais Ville. There are taxi ranks at the station and Vivabus operate a frequent bus around Calais and the suburbs. This runs until 1 a.m., but there is no all-night bus. There is also a very frequent and free minibus service, Balad'in, which runs through the centre of Calais.

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FAQs

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Calais, France by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Calais before travelling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Calais to Brussels 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?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, 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: Recommended

Last verified on 28/07/2022. 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 Brussels train here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Calais from Brussels for as low as £32  for the next 7 days.
The Brussels to Calais train ticket price is on average £34  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance between Brussels and Calais by train is approximately 109 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 109 miles from Brussels to Calais can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Calais is on average 1 h 26 min.

Some of the Brussels train stations to Calais you can start your journey from include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. 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 Bruxelles-Midi   and arriving in Calais Ville.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Calais Ville, is located 0.4 miles (695 m) away from the city centre of Calais.

For the journey from Brussels to Calais you can take a train with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Brussels and Calais on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Brussels to Calais. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Brussels to Calais leaves at 05: 17. The last train departing from Brussels to Calais leaves at 17: 17. You can find the latest Brussels to Calais train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket between Brussels and Calais within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £34 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Calais from Brussels are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Calais
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels 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 Brussels for your journey to Calais.
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Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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