There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train TGV  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$62 - $102

Cheapest option

Line 272 bus, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque

$12 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$29 - $58

Train via Moeskroen SNCB/Station  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mouscron Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$37 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk 104.2 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to line 272 bus and bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Dunkerque via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Dunkerque via Brussels - Midi and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dunkirk is 148 km. The road distance is 166.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can line 272 bus and bus, which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Dunkerque station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Dunkerque station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, and Lille Europe in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk via Brussel Noord Perron 5, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Lille in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mouscron
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 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
$37 - $39
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
SNCF
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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
5 times a day
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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