There are 6 ways to get from Brighton to Dunkirk by train, bus, car, car train, taxi or car ferry

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  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$98 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$19 - $28

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  2. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$60 - $90

Bus, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais

$46 - $68

Drive, Eurotunnel, taxi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take a taxi from Calais to Dunkirk

$269 - $298

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Dunkirk

$53 - $78

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Dunkirk is to bus which costs £14 - £22 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Dunkirk is to drive and Eurotunnel and taxi which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £200 - £230.

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The distance between Brighton and Dunkirk is 178 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Brighton to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Dunkerque via London and Calais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Dunkerque via London St. Pancras International and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Brighton, England and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a train from Brighton to Dunkirk via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Lille Europe Eurostar, and Lille Europe in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Dunkirk via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, and Calais in around 7 h 58 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Calais to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Allo Taxis Calais
Phone
+33 6 09 52 30 38
Website
allotaxicalais.com
Taxi Guines
Phone
+33 6 85 57 73 39

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