There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Dunkirk by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$108 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque Ouibus

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Lille N803
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque Ouibus

$26 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Dunkirk 203.1 miles

$45 - $75

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Dunkirk via Gare de Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Dunkirk via Lille in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Dunkirk is 228 km. The road distance is 325 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Dunkirk is to drive which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Amsterdam to Dunkirk, including transfers.