No tickets in your basket.

Why not plan a trip?

My Bookings

TrainlineTrainline is Europe’s leading platform for train and bus tickets

Low prices found by our customers
Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

What customers say about Trainline

Read real reviews from real users

Trains from Calais to Brussels

Working out the best way to get from Calais to Brussels? Choose train travel and you’ll be in the centre of Brussels in just over an hour. You have the choice of taking a Eurostar train or SNCF’s TER service. Enjoy the scenic views from spacious seats and converse with friendly locals on a short and convenient trip. It’s a lot more comfortable than attempting the drive and it’s more eco-friendly.

Arrive in Brussels Midi station and you’re just 20 minutes from the Grand Place, a bustling city centre square. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with historic architecture and great restaurants and is the ideal spot to start your stay in this lively city.

Ready to book or find out more? Scroll down to read through useful journey information for the Calais to Brussels route.

Calais to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 3h 13m to travel from Calais to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 109 miles (176 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Calais to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from £21.47 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 1h 24m


109 miles (176 km)


16 trains per day


1 change


From £21.47

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus

Calais to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Calais to Brussels for Tuesday 4th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:33 10:01 2h 28m, 1 change
08:00 11:05 3h 5m, 2 changes
09:33 12:48 3h 15m, 2 changes
09:33 13:05 3h 32m, 1 change
10:33 13:48 3h 15m, 2 changes
10:33 14:25 3h 52m, 1 change
14:31 16:43 2h 12m, 1 change
14:44 18:14 3h 30m, 3 changes
15:33 18:48 3h 15m, 2 changes
17:06 19:05 1h 59m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Calais to Brussels

The price of train tickets from Calais to Brussels starts at £21.47 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 Brussels 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 Calais to Brussels? 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 Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Calais and Brussels is 3 hours and 13 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 Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Calais to Brussels is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Calais to Brussels cost?

Train ticket prices from Calais to Brussels can start from as little as £21.47 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 Calais to Brussels?

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

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

The first train from Calais to Brussels leaves at 06:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Calais to Brussels 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 Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Calais to Brussels cover a distance of around 109 miles (176 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Calais.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.