Gare de Calais-Fréthun

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Gare de Calais-Fréthun TGV
Tgvpsecalaisfrethun.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 mainline and 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 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 Nord-Pas-de-Calais[edit]

The station is on the following routes:

  • Lille-Paris via Calais, Boulogne and Amiens
  • Lille-Boulogne via Hazebrouck and Calais

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
Hours
0:00 London St Pancras London Underground National Rail
0:14 Ebbsfleet International National Rail
0:29 Ashford International National Rail
0:31 British portal
Channel Tunnel
UK
France
border
0:51 French portal
0:55 Calais-Fréthun SNCF
1:22 Lille Europe Lille tramway Lille Metro SNCF
France
Belgium
border
2:01 Brussels-South Brussels Metro SNCB logo.svg Deutsche Bahn TGV
2:16 Paris Gare du Nord Paris Métro RER Transilien SNCF
2:40 Marne-la-Vallée – Chessy Mickey Mouse head and ears.png RER TGV
Seasonal and
extended services
4:41 Lyon-Part-Dieu Deutsche Bahn Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles SNCF
5:49 Avignon TGV Deutsche Bahn Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles SNCF
6:27 Marseille-Saint-Charles Deutsche Bahn Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles SNCF
7:12 Moûtiers SNCF
7:30 Aime-La Plagne (set down only) SNCF
7:51 Bourg-Saint-Maurice SNCF

Times shown are fastest timetabled journey from St Pancras.

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
TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais 12
toward Amiens
TER Picardie 24
toward Calais-Ville

References[edit]

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