Directions from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk

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Recommended option

Train Eurostar  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Est / ...
  2. Tgv

$58 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 328
  2. Ouibus

$10 - $17

2 alternative options

Train via Tournai  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Intercity

$50 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 104.2 miles

$22 - $35

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, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe Eurostar, and Lille Europe in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk via Lille in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Tournai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $37
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$10 - $25
1st Class
$25 - $29
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$69 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
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 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dunkirk is 148 km. The road distance is 167 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport and arriving at Dunkerque via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels Airport and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk, including transfers.