Gare de Calais-Fréthun
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.
SNCF TGV Sud-Est at platform 1
|Station code||IATA: XFF|
|Opened||26 September 1993|
|Electrified||25 kV 50 Hz|
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.
The station is on the following routes:
- Lille-Paris via Calais, Boulogne and Amiens
- Lille Flandres - Boulogne via Hazebrouck and Calais-Ville
The local trains are run by TER Hauts-de-France which covers the region.
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[update] three services a day call travelling from London to Brussels via Lille-Europe.
Fastest timetabled journeys
from London St Pancras
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- Timetables TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais (in French)
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