The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Calais will cost around £ 214 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 197.
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Of the 3 train that leave London for Calais every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 151 km distance in an average of 59m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 55m .
The slowest train will take 1h 1m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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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.
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.