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There are 5 ways to get from Dunkirk to Lille by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Dunkerque to Gare de Lille Flandres Dunkerque - Lille Flandres / ...

$18 - $26

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Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Lille Ouibus

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dunkerque to Lille 46.7 miles

$6

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunkirk to Lille 46 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Lille 46 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Lille is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Lille is to taxi which costs 100€ - 120€ and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Lille. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Dunkerque and arriving at Gare de Lille Flandres. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Lille is 65 km. The road distance is 73.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Lille without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 16€ - 23€.

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The train from Gare de Dunkerque to Gare de Lille Flandres takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dunkirk to Lille bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Dunkerque station.

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Dunkirk to Lille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Dunkerque station.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Lille is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 16€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to Lille.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and Lille, France?

SNCF operates a train from Dunkirk to Lille hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Dunkirk to Lille once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
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 Gare de Dunkerque to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
isilines.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 Dunkirk to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dunkirk to Lille
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Cotaxi
Phone
+33 3 28 66 73 00
Torney Philippe
Phone
+33 3 28 21 15 43

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Dunkirk to Lille bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Lille station.

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Dunkirk to Lille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Lille is 74 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dunkirk to Lille.

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There are 614+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Dunkirk and Lille. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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