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from Lille to Calais

You can get from Lille to Calais by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lille to Calais on 20 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:13Lille Flandres1h15 10:28Calais Ville
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08:14Lille1h30 09:44Calais Les Fontinettes
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08:13Lille Flandres1h15 09:28Calais Ville
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19:13Lille Flandres1h15 20:28Calais Ville
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18:13Lille Flandres1h15 19:28Calais Ville
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Travel Information from Lille to Calais

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER

Take a coach or train to travel 57 miles (92 km) to Calais from Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are SNCF | Autocar or SNCF | TER among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lille to Calais.

Travel Tips

Travel from Lille 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 Lille to Calais.
How do I go from Lille to Calais?

You can travel between Lille and Calais 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lille to Calais?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Lille to Calais. Tickets for a train cost on average £16.

This is compared to other travel options to Calais:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Calais by coach, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Calais from Lille?

The fastest way to get to Calais from Lille is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 38 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 12 min   on average.

How far is it from Lille to Calais?

The distance between Lille and Calais is around 57 miles (92 km).

How many services a day are there to Calais from Lille?

The average frequency per day from Lille to Calais is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lille and in Calais?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lille to Calais:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Lille, Gare Lille Europe to Calais, Terminal Ferry.
  • Most travellers take a train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville.
Which travel operators can get me from Lille to Calais?

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

  • You can travel by coach from Lille to Calais with SNCF | Autocar, and you can find SNCF | Autocar Lille to Calais tickets for £17 on Omio.
  • You can go to Calais from Lille by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for £16 with SNCF | TER from Lille to Calais on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Calais from Lille ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lille to Calais often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Paris or Dover. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lille and Calais itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Calais and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Calais from Lille online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Lille 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 for this route is £17 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £16 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lille 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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