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Ashford to Calais by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    56m
  • Distance
    72 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ashford to Calais by train

Fast trains from Ashford to Calais take around 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 72 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and Calais.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to Calais?

Journeys between Ashford and Calais usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Ashford to Calais every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to Calais?

The Ashford to Calais train travel time is normally about 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to Calais train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Calais is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 07:16, and the last at 18:28.

When to book Ashford to Calais train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 8 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to Calais by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and Calais?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to Calais, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • Eurostar
  • Southeastern
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Calais to Ashford by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.