There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Dunkirk by train, 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 TGV  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$44 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$24 - $37

Train via Moeskroen SNCB/Station  •  4 h 44 min

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

$33 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Dunkirk 97.3 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Dunkirk is 140 km. The road distance is 155.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Brussels to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Midi and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Dunkirk via Gare de Lille Europe and Lille Europe in around 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Dunkirk via Lille in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
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 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $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 - $35
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Mouscron
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $26
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
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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