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Travel from Bourbourg to Calais by train in 25 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bourbourg to Calais by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bourbourg to Calais by train is 32 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 25 minutes. Around 6 trains per day travel the 15 miles (24 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Calais. You can travel to Calais with SNCF – the main train operator in France – who offer comfortable, quick journeys on either a TER or Intercités service.

Book train tickets from Bourbourg to Calais in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €1.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bourbourg to Calais by train

It takes an average of 32m to travel from Bourbourg to Calais by train, over a distance of around 15 miles (24 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Bourbourg to Calais and tickets for this journey start from €1 when you book in advance.

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24 miles (15 km)


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Bourbourg to Calais train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bourbourg to Calais for Tuesday 7th February 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:17 06:46 29m, direct
12:17 12:43 26m, direct
15:11 16:13 1h 2m, 1 change
16:48 17:14 26m, direct
17:48 18:14 26m, direct
18:48 19:13 25m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Bourbourg to Calais

You can travel from Bourbourg to Calais on 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.

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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).

Cheap train tickets from Bourbourg to Calais

The price of train tickets from Bourbourg to Calais starts at €1 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 Bourbourg to Calais 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Bourbourg and Calais is 32 minutes, with around 6 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 Bourbourg and Calais by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bourbourg to Calais is 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Bourbourg to Calais cost?

Train ticket prices from Bourbourg to Calais can start from as little as €1 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bourbourg to Calais?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bourbourg to Calais without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Bourbourg to Calais each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Bourbourg to Calais leaves at 07:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bourbourg to Calais leaves at 19:48. 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 Bourbourg and Calais by train?

Trains travelling from Bourbourg to Calais cover a distance of around 15 miles (24 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Calais to Bourbourg.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bourbourg to Calais for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. 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 08/22/2022 for travel on 08/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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