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Overview: Train from Calais to Brussels

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TER

Trains from Calais to Brussels cover the 109 miles (175 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TER. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £34, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Calais Ville and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Travel Tips: Trains from Calais to Brussels

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Calais, France to Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Calais and Brussels before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 tested. A positive test will result in mandatory 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 22/01/2022. 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 Brussels to Calais train here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Calais to Brussels cost?

You can find a cheap train from Calais to Brussels for some dates and times for as low as £32  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Calais to Brussels on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Calais to Brussels train to cost on average £34  one way.

How many miles is it from Calais to Brussels by train?

The distance to Brussels from Calais by train is approximately 109 miles (175 km).

How many hours does it take from Calais to Brussels by train?

On average the Calais to Brussels train time is 1 h 50 min  covering the 109 miles (175 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What station does the Calais to Brussels train leave from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from Calais?

When taking a train from Calais, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes. When you arrive in Brussels, your train can arrive in train stations including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Calais Ville   to Bruxelles-Midi.

Where is the departure train station in Calais located? Where is the arrival train station in Brussels located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Calais Ville, located approximately 0.3 miles (533 m) from the city centre of Calais. The most popular arrival train station in Brussels, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city centre.

What train companies go from Calais to Brussels?

When taking a train from Calais to Brussels, you can count on SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TER for the best way to get you to Brussels. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Calais and Brussels and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there from Calais to Brussels?

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Calais to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Calais to Brussels? When is the last train from Calais to Brussels?

You can take the first train from Calais to Brussels at 17: 38   or take the last train from Calais to Brussels leaving at 17: 38. Look for the latest Calais Brussels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How early should I buy train tickets between Calais and Brussels to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Calais and Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £34 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Calais to Brussels a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Calais
Brussels
Calais Ville is the most popular Calais 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 Calais for your journey to Brussels.