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Zurich to Calais by train

  • First train
    05:08
  • Last train
    22:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 48m
  • Distance
    628 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Calais by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Calais take around 6 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 628 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Calais.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Calais?

Journeys between Zurich and Calais usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Zurich to Calais every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Calais?

The Zurich to Calais train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Zurich to Calais train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Calais is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:08 and the last train is around 18:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 05:08, and the last at 22:08.

When to book Zurich to Calais train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Calais by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Calais?

More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Calais, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Lyria
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.