There are 5 ways to get from Dunkirk to Lelystad by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lelystad Centrum

74€ - 507€

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Bus, train via Brussels  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Brussels, Brussels-North station 825
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht 400 / ...
  3. Take the train from Duivendrecht to Lelystad Centrum

32€ - 61€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to The Hague N819
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Lelystad Centrum Intercity

33€ - 57€

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Lelystad 349.7 km

45€ - 75€

Train, fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lelystad Centrum

108€ - 666€

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Lelystad is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Lelystad is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunkirk to Lelystad. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Lelystad Centrum via Lille Europe, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Lelystad is 269 km. The road distance is 349.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Lelystad without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs 70€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Dunkirk to Lelystad, including transfers.

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Dunkirk to Lelystad train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Dunkerque station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Dunkirk to Lelystad train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Lelystad Centrum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Lelystad is 350 km. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Dunkirk to Lelystad.

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  • Distance: 268.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

You can take a train from Dunkirk to Lelystad via Lille Europe, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Schiphol Airport in around 4h 46m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
20€ - 23€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 23€
Train from Duivendrecht to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dunkerque to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dunkerque to The Hague
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Dunkerque to Brussel Eurolines Busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines NL
Website
nl.eurolines.eu
Bus from Brussels to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Schedules at
nl.eurolines.eu
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Brussels North Train Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 8€
Schedules at
lasta.rs

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Lelystad. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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