How to get from Glasgow to Calais

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Calais

distanceDistance420 miles (678 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £84 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 420 miles (678 km) to Calais from Glasgow. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Calais.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Calais.

International travel from Glasgow, United Kingdom to Calais, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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 25/06/2022; 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 Glasgow to Calais.

Return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom was last verified on 25/06/2022. 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 Glasgow from Calais.

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

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Calais, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Calais:

A ferry journey is usually £11 less than a journey to Calais by coach, which costs on average £11 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £84 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £84 from Glasgow to Calais.

A ferry is £100 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Calais costing on average £100.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Calais is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Glasgow and Calais can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 25 h 30 min.

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In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 14 min   on average.

Calais is approximately 420 miles (678 km) away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Calais is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Glasgow and Calais 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 Glasgow to Calais:

  • Coaches most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Calais at Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Trains from Glasgow to Calais most often leave from Glasgow Central and arrive in Calais Ville.

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Calais by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to Calais tickets on Omio for £84.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Calais by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Calais for £100 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 £11 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £84 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £100 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Glasgow 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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