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Take the train from Calais to Amsterdam

Calais is the gateway to France for many a ferry-rider, and now it can be the gateway to Amsterdam, too! Enjoy the best of this French coastal city and add a Dutch capital to your trip as well, it’s only a 3-hour journey time, so what’s not to like? Once you’ve taken in all the best of the French seaside, swap sea for syrup, because you deserve a fresh stroopwafel if nothing else! TGV trains will get you to Amsterdam in no time, and as some of the most modern high-speed trains in Europe you’ll be doing it in style!

Alight from your train, go to smell the tulips, tuck into yummy sweet treats or change from carriage to cycle and ride along the picturesque canals. The perfect way to make the most of a trip to Europe, this route is a fantastic balance of coastal charm and cosmopolitan cool. Check out our journey information below to plan your adventure!

Journey timeFrom 3h 09m
Price$67.40 - $605.66
Distance263km (163 miles)
Departure stationCalais
Arrival stationAmsterdam
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Calais to Amsterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Calais to Amsterdam for Tuesday 22nd Oct 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:5914:373h 38m, 2 changes
10:5914:443h 45m, 1 change
13:3717:374h 00m, 3 changes
13:3717:444h 07m, 2 changes
15:0218:373h 35m, 2 changes
15:0218:443h 42m, 1 change
16:2819:373h 09m, 3 changes
16:2819:443h 16m, 2 changes
16:3422:115h 37m, 3 changes
16:3422:386h 04m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Calais to Amsterdam

Train tickets from Calais to Amsterdam start at €58.20 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 €113.21.
lowest price found
from58.20
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price109.40
on the day
avg. single price113.21

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Amsterdam by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe 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 Calais to Amsterdam? 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 Amsterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Calais and Amsterdam is 5 hours and 4 minutes, with around 19 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 Amsterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Calais to Amsterdam is 3 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Calais to Amsterdam cost?

Train tickets from Calais to Amsterdam can start from as little as €58.20 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 Amsterdam?

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

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

The first train from Calais to Amsterdam leaves at 06:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Calais to Amsterdam leaves at 21:32. 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 Amsterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Calais to Amsterdam cover a distance of around 263km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Amsterdam to Calais.
*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 Calais to Amsterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/10/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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