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£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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2 Dec
£23SNCF | TGV INOUI
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3 Dec
£18SNCF | TER
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4 Dec
£18SNCF | TER
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5 Dec
£9SNCF | TER
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6 Dec
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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7 Dec
£22SNCF | TGV INOUI
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8 Dec
£14SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£14SNCF | TGV INOUI
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10 Dec
£18SNCF | TER
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11 Dec
£18SNCF | TER
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12 Dec
£9SNCF | TER
Mon
13 Dec
£23SNCF | TGV INOUI
Tue
14 Dec
£23SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£23SNCF | TGV INOUI
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16 Dec
£23SNCF | TGV INOUI
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£18SNCF | TER
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18 Dec
£27SNCF | TGV INOUI
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19 Dec
£18SNCF | TER
Mon
20 Dec
£23SNCF | TGV INOUI

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Trains from Calais to Paris

With up to 16 departures a day, 8 of which are direct, travelling by train between Calais and Paris is quick and straightforward. Direct routes take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes while connecting services take up to 4 hours. A similar timetable operates from Monday to Saturday with a slightly reduced service on Sundays. Trains depart from either Calais Frethun-Gare Eurostar or Calais Ville and arrive at Paris Gare du Nord.

Which train companies travel from Calais to Paris?

Trains between the two cities are operated by France's national rail providers, SNCF TGV and TGV inOui. Free wifi and power sockets are available on all inOui trains but are only available in newer SNCF carriages. Onboard services include buffet bars and luggage space.

How long is the train from Calais to Paris?

On direct trains to Paris from Calais the journey time is just over 1.5 hours. Other routes can take up to approximately four hours depending on the route taken and the waiting time at transfer stations. Connections are made at Lille Flandres and Hazebrouck.

How many trains are there from Calais to Paris?

On Mondays to Saturdays there are up to 16 daily departures while on Sundays there is a slightly reduced service with only a couple of direct routes available. Trains run at regular intervals throughout the day from the early hours of the morning until early evening.

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

Departure station:Direct trains from Calais to Paris depart from Calais Frethun-Gare Eurostar located in the city suburbs. From here regular local trains connect with central Calais, a journey of nine minutes. Other services to Paris depart from Calais Ville, located in the city centre and served by local buses and taxis. There is no luggage storage at this station.

Arrival station:All trains to Paris from Calais arrive at Paris Gare du Nord, considered to be the busiest station in Europe. From Paris Gare du Nord it is easy to get to city attractions by local bus, Metro train or taxi. Station facilities include car parking, left luggage lockers, shops, cafes and a choice of restaurants.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains to Paris from Calais?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Calais and Paris to cost as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Calais to Paris on average?
The Calais to Paris train ticket price is on average £20  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Calais to Paris by train?
The Calais to Paris train distance is approximately 146 miles (236 km).
How long is the train journey to Paris from Calais?
While the time it takes to travel 146 miles (236 km) to Paris from Calais can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Calais to Paris is on average 2 h 52 min.
When travelling by train from Calais to Paris, which train station in Calais do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

Some of the Calais train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Calais Ville   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Calais Ville and travel around 0.3 miles (533 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

Which train companies should I travel with from Calais to Paris?
When taking a train from Calais to Paris, you can count on SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | TER for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Calais to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there from Calais to Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Calais for Paris is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Calais to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Calais to Paris at 07: 14   or take the last train from Calais to Paris leaving at 19: 15. Look for the latest Calais Paris train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Calais to Paris for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Calais to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Calais and Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Calais
Paris
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 Paris.