|Distance||93 miles (150 km)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from London to Calais cover the 93 miles (150 km) long trip with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Calais Ville.
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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Calais in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between London and Calais, you can choose between three ticket types: 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).
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Eurostar when booking your train tickets from London to Calais due to the coronavirus:
There are up to six trains from London to Calais each day, including Saturday and Sunday. The service is provided by Eurostar as part of its international route and travellers need to make one change to a French regional service at Calais Frethun station. The first train departs early in the morning and the last service is in the evening. The complete train journey to Calais from London takes approximately 3 hours.
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 London to Calais.
All Eurostar trains from London to Calais begin their journey at St. Pancras International Station. The station is in the King's Cross area of London which is about 2 miles north of Oxford Street. Travellers can reach the station easily by Underground - all Victoria, Picadilly, Circle, District, Northern and Hammersmith & City trains calls at Kings Cross/St. Pancras station. Local buses serving the station include the 46, 10 and 73 and taxis can drop travellers at the entrance.
Calais is a popular destination for shoppers from the UK who come for its many supermarkets and hypermarkets. However, attractions like the Church of Notre-Dame de Calais, unique artwork by Rodin at the town hall and the nearby Opal coast are well worth seeing. Eurostar trains from London to Calais arrive at Calais Frethun station which is about 10 miles from the city centre. However, the route includes transfer to Calais-Ville and the journey takes around 10 minutes. On arrival at Calais-Ville visitors will easily find local buses run by Vivabus to most parts of the city. Easy to spot yellow and blue Balad'in minibuses are free and stop at the yellow bus stop close to the station. There is a shuttle bus service to the port and taxis are also availble by the station.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Calais, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Calais from London as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Calais to London is: Partially open
Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the entry requirements?
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 16/10/2021. 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 London train here.
Some of the London train stations to Calais you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria and arriving in Calais Ville.
Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Calais Ville and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Calais.
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