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Taking the train from Calais to Oudenaarde in 1 hour 56 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Calais to Oudenaarde? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 9 minutes to travel the 123 km from Calais to Oudenaarde by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 56 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 16 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either Eurostar, TGV or SNCF. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Calais to Oudenaarde start from $15.49 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Oudenaarde? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Calais to Oudenaarde by train

It takes an average of 3h 9m to travel from Calais to Oudenaarde by train, over a distance of around 77 miles (123 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Calais to Oudenaarde and tickets for this journey start from $15.49 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 56m


77 miles (123 km)


16 trains per day


2 changes


From $15.49

Train and bus operators

SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Eurostar

Calais to Oudenaarde train times

Check out the next trains departing from Calais to Oudenaarde for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:31 11:01 3h 30m, 3 changes
07:31 11:26 3h 55m, 2 changes
07:42 11:14 3h 32m, 4 changes
08:00 12:14 4h 14m, 4 changes
08:00 12:26 4h 26m, 3 changes
10:31 14:01 3h 30m, 3 changes
10:31 14:14 3h 43m, 2 changes
13:31 16:14 2h 43m, 2 changes
15:31 18:14 2h 43m, 2 changes
17:06 19:14 2h 8m, 2 changes

TGV, TER, SNCF and Eurostar trains from Calais to Oudenaarde

You can travel from Calais to Oudenaarde on TGV, TER, SNCF and Eurostar 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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

Eurostar and TGV INOUI classes from Calais to Oudenaarde

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurostar and TGV INOUI when traveling from Calais to Oudenaarde.

Cheap train tickets from Calais to Oudenaarde

The price of train tickets from Calais to Oudenaarde starts at $15.49 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 Oudenaarde 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 Oudenaarde

Want to know more about your journey from Calais to Oudenaarde? 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 Oudenaarde take?

The average journey time by train between Calais and Oudenaarde is 3 hours and 9 minutes, with around 16 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 Oudenaarde by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Calais to Oudenaarde is 1 hour and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Calais to Oudenaarde cost?

Train tickets from Calais to Oudenaarde can start from as little as $15.49 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 Oudenaarde?

No, there are no direct train services from Calais to Oudenaarde. Travelling from Calais to Oudenaarde by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Calais to Oudenaarde leaves at 06:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Calais to Oudenaarde leaves at 20:31. 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 Oudenaarde by train?

Trains travelling from Calais to Oudenaarde cover a distance of around 77 miles (123 km) during the journey.

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