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Brest to Calais by train

It takes an average of 9h 23m to travel from Brest to Calais by train, over a distance of around 334 miles (537 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Brest to Calais and tickets for this journey start from €71.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 56m
Price€71.50 - €157.80
Distance334 miles (537 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationBrest
Arrival stationCalais
Changes1 change

Brest to Calais train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brest to Calais for Tuesday 29th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:16 13:28 8h 12m, 2 changes
05:16 13:33 8h 17m, 1 change
07:17 14:13 6h 56m, 1 change
09:02 17:23 8h 21m, 2 changes
11:25 18:41 7h 16m, 1 change
12:17 19:42 7h 25m, 1 change
13:08 20:43 7h 35m, 3 changes
14:13 22:13 8h 00m, 1 change
17:26 07:18 13h 52m, 3 changes
17:26 07:28 14h 02m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Brest to Calais

Train tickets from Brest to Calais start at €71.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around .
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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 Brest 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Brest 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 Brest to Calais take?

The average journey time by train between Brest and Calais is 9 hours and 23 minutes, with around 11 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 Brest and Calais by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brest to Calais is 6 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Brest to Calais cost?

Train tickets from Brest to Calais can start from as little as €71.50 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 Brest to Calais?

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

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

The first train from Brest to Calais leaves at 05:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Brest to Calais leaves at 19:18. 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 Brest and Calais by train?

Trains travelling from Brest to Calais cover a distance of around 334 miles (537 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Calais to Brest.
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. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brest to Calais for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/09/2020. 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 16/09/2020 for travel on 17/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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