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Traveling from Calais to Épernay by train

Looking to travel from Calais to Épernay by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 6 hours 53 minutes to travel from Calais to Épernay by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 4 hours 18 minutes though. You'll usually find 21 trains per day running along the 260 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Épernay, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. Trains on this route are usually operated by either TGV or SNCF. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Calais to Épernay start from $43.86 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Épernay by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Calais to Épernay by train

It takes an average of 6h 53m to travel from Calais to Épernay by train, over a distance of around 162 miles (260 km). There are normally 21 trains per day traveling from Calais to Épernay and tickets for this journey start from $43.86 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 18m
PriceFrom $43.86
Distance162 miles (260 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
First train06:05
Last train21:13
Departure stationCalais
Arrival stationÉpernay
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Calais to Épernay train times

Check out the next trains departing from Calais to Épernay for Tuesday Sep 27th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:06 14:57 5h 51m, 1 change
09:35 14:57 5h 22m, 2 changes
11:30 16:23 4h 53m, 2 changes
11:30 16:47 5h 17m, 1 change
12:02 17:53 5h 51m, 5 changes
13:36 18:57 5h 21m, 1 change
14:31 19:23 4h 52m, 4 changes
14:31 19:57 5h 26m, 2 changes
14:47 19:23 4h 36m, 5 changes
16:38 21:57 5h 19m, 1 change

TGV, TER and SNCF trains from Calais to Épernay

You can travel from Calais to Épernay on TGV, TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Calais to Épernay

The price of train tickets from Calais to Épernay starts at $43.86 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Calais to Épernay by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Calais to Épernay

Want to know more about your journey from Calais to Épernay? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Calais to Épernay take?

The average journey time by train between Calais and Épernay is 6 hours and 53 minutes, with around 21 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Calais and Épernay by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Calais to Épernay is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Calais to Épernay cost?

Train tickets from Calais to Épernay can start from as little as $43.86 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Calais to Épernay?

No, there are no direct train services from Calais to Épernay. Travelling from Calais to Épernay by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Calais to Épernay leave?

The first train from Calais to Épernay leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Calais to Épernay leave?

The last train from Calais to Épernay leaves at 21:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Calais and Épernay by train?

Trains travelling from Calais to Épernay cover a distance of around 162 miles (260 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Épernay to Calais.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Calais to Épernay for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/03/2022 for travel on 09/03/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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