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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Dunkerque - Lille Europe / ...

$102 - $136

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Ghent 804
  2. Take the bus from Ghent to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue 1753

$17 - $31

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Train via Lille Flandres  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$102 - $136

Train, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Dunkerque

$37 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk 193.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$112 - $317

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$104 - $339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue via Ghent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Dunkirk is 217 km. The road distance is 309.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 135.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk via Lille Europe in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk via Ghent in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Ghent
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dunkerque station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Dunkirk.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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