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Journey Summary

Calais to London Train Information

Trains depart from:Calais
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:151 km
Train companies

Calais to London with Eurostar

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

Eurostar

You can find the best prices on Eurostar train tickets from Calais to London on Omio. Eurostar’s high-speed railway service connects the United Kingdom to Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst other popular European cities. The Eurostar effectively opens up train travel in Europe to passengers from the UK. With Eurostar trains reaching speeds up to 200 mph, you can travel 93 miles (150 km) underwater through the Chunnel from Calais to London comfortably.

When you book your Eurostar train between Calais and London, you can choose between three classes: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served). Simply check Eurostar train timetables for Calais to London, choose the best ticket prices available for this journey and book your train ticket on Omio!

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

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Trains from Calais to London

A train from Calais to London is one of the quickest ways to get from France to England's bustling capital. Throughout each day, three high-speed trains travel this route, getting passengers to London in just one hour with no changes. Departure times are flexible with departures times spread across the day.

Which train companies travel from Calais to London?

All trains from Calais to London are operated by Eurostar. This is a direct, high-speed service with no changes, getting passengers to their destination quickly. Eurostar trains have three classes (Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier), and a range of onboard food is available for all passengers. Passengers can bring two pieces of baggage and one piece of hand baggage on board.

How long is the train from Calais to London?

Train journeys from Calais to London are provided by the Eurostar high-speed train service, which takes just one hour, sometimes less. These trains are direct, so no changes or transfers are needed.

How many trains are there from Calais to London?

Passengers can expect three direct trains from Calais to London every day. Departures are conveniently spread, allowing passengers a range of travel times. Services continue seven days a week, with service regularity continuing over the weekend.

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

Departure train station: Passengers travelling to London depart from Calais-Fréthun Station. Calais-Fréthun is just over 3 miles away from the city centre, but it’s easy and cheap to reach by train from Calais-Ville. Shopping facilities, toilets with baby changing and disabled access, and luggage storage lockers are available at this station.

Arrival train station: Trains from Calais arrive at London St Pancras International Station. Located in central London, this station is a short bus or tube ride away from most of the city’s main attractions. It’s also served by several National Rail lines which offer links to the rest of the country. St Pancras International facilities include dozens of shops and cafes, accessible toilets, luggage storage, and free Wi-Fi.


Eurostar trains from Calais to London

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to London train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Calais to London more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Calais to London train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


More information: Trains in France
More information: Travelling by train
More information: High-speed trains
More information: Taking the Eurostar
More information: Cheap Train Tickets

Eurostar Trains from Calais to London

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Calais to London
Travel by train to London 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 Calais to London.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Calais to London?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Calais as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Calais, France from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Calais, France from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Calais from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: 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 reentry:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Calais from London closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Calais to London by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Calais to London via train to be approximately 93 miles (150 km).
Which train station in Calais goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Calais?

There are a few train stations in Calais to start your trip from including Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Calais Ville   and arrive in London Victoria.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Calais Ville and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in London.

Which train providers can get me from Calais to London?
For the trip from Calais to London you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Calais to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Calais
London
Calais
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Calais Les Fontinettes
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Calais Ville
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