Eurotunnel: Le Shuttle (Folkestone to Calais)
Le Shuttle between Folkestone and Calais is operated by Eurotunnel. The service connects South East England with Northern France with over 40 crossings daily.
If you are planning a self drive holiday to Calais, France or anywhere in mainland Europe or even just commuting home then a Eurotunnel, Le Shuttle Crossing is excellent and cost effective way of travelling.
Folkestone to Calais
After departing from Folkestone you’ll enjoy a relaxing short 35 minute crossing. Then you will have the freedom of the open road. Head directly into Calais, or go off the beaten track and explore the rest of France. Or alternatively explore some of the neighbouring countries with your car. With the convenience of taking your own vehicle and no baggage restrictions, taking the Eurotunnel to France is the relaxing, stress-free way to reach mainland Europe.
Taking the Eurotunnel Crossing to France is a convenient and relaxing way to travel. Departing from Folkestone, you can then relax in your car during the short 35 minute crossing. There is opportunity before the crossing to use the facilities at the terminal. These include restrooms, shops and cafes.
Le Shuttle arrives in Calais, lies just outside of the city. Calais city centre is approximately 10 minutes drive away. (Caution: You must follow for “Terminal tourisme” NOT for “Terminal fret” when leaving the A16).