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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.

Gare de Calais-Fréthun SNCF
TGV-PSE train at Calais-Fréthun station.jpg
SNCF TGV Sud-Est at platform 1
Platforms4
Other information
Station codeIATA: XFF[1]
History
Opened26 September 1993
Electrified25 kV 50 Hz
Services
Preceding station   Eurostar   Following station
Ebbsfleet
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

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.

TGVEdit

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-FranceEdit

The station is on the following routes:

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

EurostarEdit

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
 
0:14
Ebbsfleet International
 
0:29
Ashford International
 
0:31
British portal
 
Channel Tunnel
UK
France
border
 
0:51
French portal
 
0:55
Calais-Fréthun
 
1:22
Lille Europe
 
 
 
 
 
 
2:01
Brussels-South
 
 
 
 
3:01
Rotterdam Centraal
 
 
 
3:41
Amsterdam Centraal
 
 
 
 
 
2:16
Paris-Nord
 
 
 
2:40
Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy
 
 
Seasonal and extended services
 
 
4:41
Lyon-Part-Dieu
 
 
5:49
Avignon TGV
 
 
6:27
Marseille-Saint-Charles         
 
7:12
Moûtiers
 
7:30
Aime-La Plagne
(set down only)
 
7:51
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Fastest timetabled journeys
from London St Pancras

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