Gare de Calais-Fréthun

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Gare de Calais-Fréthun SNCF
TGV-PSE train at Calais-Fréthun station.jpg
SNCF TGV Sud-Est at platform 1
Platforms 4
Other information
Station code IATA: XFF[1]
History
Opened 26 September 1993
Electrified 25 kV 50 Hz
Services
Eurostar
TGV
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Gare de Calais-Fréthun is a SNCF international railway station in the suburbs of Calais, France. It is one of three stations serving the town; the other two are Calais-Ville in the town centre and Gare des Fontinettes in the suburbs.

The station has four platforms, two on the high speed line for Eurostar services, and two for SNCF TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais regional services. The TER platforms are also used by some TGV long distance services.

TGV[edit]

The TGV stops here on journeys from Lille-Europe to Calais, Boulogne and Rang-du-Fliers-Verton. From July 2011, there have been seven daily services during weekdays.[2]

TER Hauts-de-France[edit]

The station is on the following routes:

The local trains are run by TER Hauts-de-France which covers the region.

Eurostar[edit]

United Kingdom passport stamp issued at Calais-Fréthun prior to boarding the Eurostar

Calais-Fréthun is the first station on the continental side of the Eurostar route and passengers can alight here to connect onto the SNCF or LGV Nord services. As of July 2011 three services a day call travelling from London to Brussels via Lille-Europe.[3]

Eurostar services
h:mm
0:00
London St Pancras
National Rail
0:14
Ebbsfleet International
National Rail
0:29
Ashford International
National Rail
0:31
British portal
enlarge…
Channel Tunnel
UK
France
border
0:51
French portal
0:55
Calais-Fréthun
SNCF
1:22
Lille Europe
SNCF
2:01
Brussels-South
SNCB logo.svg Deutsche Bahn TGV
3:01
Rotterdam Centraal
w:Nederlandse Spoorwegen
3:41
Amsterdam Centraal
Deutsche Bahn w:Nederlandse Spoorwegen
2:16
Paris-Nord
SNCF
2:40
Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy
TGV
Seasonal and extended services
4:41
Lyon-Part-Dieu
Deutsche Bahn Renfe SNCF
5:49
Avignon TGV
Deutsche Bahn Renfe SNCF
6:27
Marseille-Saint-Charles  Thello logo.png Deutsche Bahn Renfe SNCF
7:12
Moûtiers
SNCF
7:30
Aime-La Plagne
(set down only)
SNCF
7:51
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
SNCF
Fastest timetabled journeys
from London St Pancras



Interchange[edit]

This station is an interchange for trains to Boulogne for example.

Preceding station   Eurostar   Following station
Ashford
International
  Eurostar
LGV Nord
  Lille-Europe
Preceding station   SNCF   Following station
Calais-Ville   TGV
TGV inter-regional
  Lille Europe
Calais-Ville
or
Boulogne-Ville
  TER GV   Lille-Europe
toward Amiens
TER Hauts-de-France 2
toward Calais-Ville

References[edit]

Coordinates: 50°54′07″N 1°48′43″E / 50.90194°N 1.81194°E / 50.90194; 1.81194