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Travel Information to Calais from Brussels

distanceDistance109 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £37 • 1 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £37 • 1 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV

Travel 109 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Brussels and Calais. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Brussels to Calais.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Calais

Travel to Calais 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 Brussels to Calais.

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Calais, France is: Fully open.

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Calais if travelling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Calais, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Brussels to Calais.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 28/07/2022. 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.

There are 4 travel options from Brussels to Calais: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Calais, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Calais:

A train is about £28 less than a coach, which costs on average £66 for this route.

The fastest way from Brussels to Calais is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 26 min.

Other travel options to Calais from Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 9 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 109 miles from Brussels to Calais.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Calais is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 11 trains a day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and tend to arrive in Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Trains from Brussels to Calais most often leave from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Calais Ville.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Calais:

  • You can take a coach from Brussels to Calais with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £66 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Calais.
  • You can travel to Calais from Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £37 with SNCF | TGV from Brussels to Calais.

Yes, there are direct services available between Brussels and Calais with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Calais as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Calais from Brussels.

Many of our customers travelling from Brussels to Calais don't make Calais their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Paris or Lille, either of which you could add to your Brussels and Calais trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Calais to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £66 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £37 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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