There are 4 ways to get from Dunkirk to Amsterdam 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  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Station

$104 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$13 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Tha

$88 - $125

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam 203.6 miles

$45 - $75

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dunkirk to Amsterdam via Lille Europe and Gare de Lille Europe in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dunkirk to Amsterdam via Lille in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dunkirk and Amsterdam is 228 km. The road distance is 326 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Dunkirk to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal Station via Gare de Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dunkirk to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Dunkirk to Amsterdam, including transfers.