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from Brussels to Calais

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Travel Information to Calais from Brussels

distanceDistance109 miles (175 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £32 • 1 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 1 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TGV

Take a coach or train to travel 109 miles (175 km) between Brussels and Calais. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Calais.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Calais from Brussels?

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

Can travellers from Belgium enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Calais from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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 placed under state quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Calais, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 05/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Brussels to Calais.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Brussels, Belgium from Calais, France?

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from France?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from France?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 01/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Calais.

How do I go from Brussels to Calais?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Calais from Brussels. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Brussels to Calais the cheapest way?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Calais, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Calais:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £33 from Brussels to Calais.

What is the fastest way to Calais from Brussels?

The fastest way to get to Calais from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 13 min.

There are alternative travel options to Calais that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 51 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Brussels to Calais?

The distance between Brussels and Calais is around 109 miles (175 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Calais?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Calais is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Brussels to Calais as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in Calais?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Calais:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bruxelles-Midi and tend to arrive in Calais Ville.
Which travel operators can get me from Brussels to Calais?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Calais, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SNCF | Autocar can get you to Calais by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with SNCF | Autocar from Brussels to Calais for £33 on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV can get you to Calais by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV from Brussels to Calais for £32 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Brussels to Calais?
Your journey from Brussels to Calais doesn't have to end in Calais. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Paris or Lille. If you’d like to add London, Paris or Lille to your Brussels to Calais trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Calais today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Calais from Brussels online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Brussels to Calais, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £33 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £32 one way.

But we recommend booking Brussels to Calais tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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