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There are 3 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$62 - $102

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Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue 1753

$14 - $38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

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

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 36 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 29 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 29 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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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 29 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk is 167 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk.

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  • Distance: 92.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, and Lille Europe in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Dunkirk twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
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
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
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

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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
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.

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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 Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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