There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk by bus, train, car or shuttle

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

Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque

$22 - $27

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque Ouibus

$9 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$59 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk 117.8 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

More details

The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Dunkirk is 160 km. The road distance is 188.4 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Dunkerque via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

More details

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Dunkirk, France?

You can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk via Bruxelles Midi, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Lille in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Dunkirk via Charleroi Sud, Charleroi-Sud, Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Lille Europe in around 4 h 51 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/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
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
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
$24 - $40
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $25
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$5 - $25
Low
$6
High
$22

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.