There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Dunkirk by plane, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, 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.

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$101 - $285

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Calais Ouibus

$39 - $52

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUB - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$122 - $389

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$137 - $319

Fly to Charleroi, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Charleroi (CRL) DUB - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$99 - $304

Fly to Beauvais, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Beauvais (BVA) DUB - BVA
  2. Take the train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque

$120 - $352

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Eindhoven (EIN) DUB - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$144 - $347

Bus and ferry, train  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun Est
  4. Take the train from Calais Ville to Dunkerque

$127 - $260

Carferry, train  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$235 - $557

Bus and ferry, bus via Lille  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Dunkerque

$89 - $123

Carferry, drive  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  4. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais

$128 - $267

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Dunkirk via London and Calais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Dunkirk is 641 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Dunkirk without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 15 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Dublin to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Dublin to Dunkirk bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Dublin to Dunkirk bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Calais station.

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Dunkirk is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 5:27 PM in Dublin and 6:27 PM in Dunkirk.

Swiss, Ryanair, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 400.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Dunkirk, France?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Dunkirk. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport - Zaventem, take the train to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, take the walk to Brussels - Midi, take the train to Gare de Lille Europe, take the walk to Lille Europe, then take the train to Dunkirk. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Paris CDG, take the walk to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV, take the train to Lille Europe, then take the train to Dunkirk.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Eindhoven via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Paris CDG via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $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 - $39
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
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
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
$24 - $40
Train from Beauvais Gare SNCF to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Calais Ville to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $27
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$132
Passenger & Car Flexi
$198
Overnight Cabin
$53
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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