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Folkestone to Calais Eurotunnel

The Folkestone Calais Eurotunnel route connects England with France. Currently there is just the 1 company operating this Eurotunnel service, Eurotunnel. The Channel crossing operates up to 53 times each day with durations from around 35 minutes.

Folkestone to Calais Price

The Price from Folkestone – Calais can range between $170 and $500 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $457, prices can range between $310 and $691. The average price with a car is $302. Car prices can range between $171 and $481. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All Eurotunnel prices can vary from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Eurotunnel Tickets

Find cheap Eurotunnel tickets using our deal finder. It is recommended to book in advance for the best possible prices and availability on the Folkestone to Calais Eurotunnel.
With 53 crossings per day, you are bound to find a suitable crossing time to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to France if you require additional flexibility including the Eurotunnel from Dover to Calais.

Folkestone to Calais Eurotunnel Alternatives

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Folkestone - Calais Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Eurotunnel
Average Price $350*
Average Daily Sailings 35
Average Weekly Sailings 242
Average Sailing Duration 35m
First Ferry 00:08
Last Ferry 23:55
Distance 44 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Folkestone to Calais?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Folkestone to Calais is approximately 35m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Folkestone to Calais?

    The average price of a ferry from Folkestone to Calais is approximately $244. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Folkestone to Calais can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Folkestone to Calais?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Folkestone to Calais and this is
    • Eurotunnel
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Folkestone to Calais?

    Ferries from Folkestone to Calais are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Calais?

    Unfortunately, you cannot travel as a foot passenger on ferries from Folkestone to Calais, with only vehicles allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Folkestone to Calais?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Folkestone to Calais with the following operators
    • Eurotunnel
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Folkestone to Calais?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Eurotunnel
  • How far is Calais from Folkestone?

    Folkestone to Calais is approximately 44 nautical miles distance apart.

Folkestone Guide

The town of Folkestone is located on the south east coast of England in the county of Kent. Located around 70 miles to the south east of London, Folkestone has a small port and is easily accessible by god road and rail links. A major landmark in the town is The Leas, which are cliffs that are located above the town's beach. Also in the town, visitors will find a Mertello Tower which is a small defensive fort that was built in the 19th century and stands on the cliffs above Copt Point. The tower was principally constructed as part of England's defences against Napoleon but has since had several other uses. It has been Coast Guard lookout, a family home, a golf clubhouse and a World War II mine control post. Today, the tower is a visitor centre. Located just outside of the town is the southern end of the Kent Down Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is a haven for walking, cycling, horse riding and nature watching.

The small harbour at Folkestone is mainly used by fishing and pleasure boats with cross channel ferries having stopped using the port in 2000. The English end of the Channel Tunnel is located at nearby Cheriton.

Calais Guide

The French city of Calais is located in the Nord-Pas de Calais department of north west France and is the closest port in France to England. The Strait of Dover, which lies across the English Channel on the UK mainland, is around 32 km from Calais and on a clear day the famous White Cliffs of Dover can be seen from Calais as can the Calais coast from the cliffs. Calais has been an important maritime hub for commerce and tourism between France and England for many years and the town itself is divided into two parts. The old town, Calais-Nord, is located on a man made island that is surrounded by canals and harbours. The modern town, St-Pierre, is located to the south of the old town. The city is moving away from just being home to the busy port and is becoming increasingly popular as a tourist destination in itself. It has a long and rich cultural heritage, a number of museums and a lively nightlife. A popular attraction in the city are its Belfries which are siege towers that were built to protect the city from marauders, and are today declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ferries to England depart Calais on average every 30 minutes, with a crossing time to Dover of around 75 minutes.

Folkestone to Calais Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 12/4/2023 and 12/10/2023

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 00:18 00:53 35 minutes Thu, Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 00:33 01:08 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 01:10 01:45 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 01:15 01:50 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 02:05 02:40 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 02:18 02:53 35 minutes Thu, Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 02:55 03:30 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 03:18 03:53 35 minutes Wed, Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 03:25 04:00 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 04:18 04:53 35 minutes Thu, Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 04:32 05:07 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 04:51 05:26 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 05:18 05:53 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 05:48 06:23 35 minutes Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 06:18 06:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 06:43 07:18 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 06:47 07:22 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 07:18 07:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 07:36 08:11 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 07:48 08:23 35 minutes Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 08:18 08:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 08:36 09:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 08:45 09:20 35 minutes Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 08:51 09:26 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 09:18 09:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 09:36 10:11 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 09:48 10:23 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 10:18 10:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 10:36 11:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 10:48 11:23 35 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 11:18 11:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 11:36 12:11 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 11:48 12:23 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 12:18 12:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 12:36 13:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 12:48 13:23 35 minutes Mon, Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 13:18 13:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 13:48 14:23 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 14:18 14:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 14:36 15:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 14:47 15:22 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 14:48 15:23 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 15:18 15:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 15:47 16:22 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 15:48 16:23 35 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 16:18 16:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 16:36 17:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 16:45 17:20 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 16:48 17:23 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 17:18 17:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 17:45 18:20 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 17:47 18:22 35 minutes Wed, Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 17:48 18:23 35 minutes Mon, Thu, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 18:18 18:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 18:36 19:11 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 18:48 19:23 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 19:18 19:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 19:48 20:23 35 minutes Sat, Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 19:49 20:24 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 20:18 20:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 20:48 21:23 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 21:18 21:53 35 minutes Everyday
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 21:48 22:23 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 21:55 22:30 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 22:18 22:53 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 22:25 23:00 35 minutes Mon
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 23:05 23:40 35 minutes Sat
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 23:17 23:52 35 minutes Fri
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 23:32 00:07 35 minutes Sun
LeShuttle (Eurotunnel) 23:54 00:29 35 minutes Mon

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