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There are 6 ways to get from Dunkirk to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, rideshare, taxi, car train, car or car ferry

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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Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Calais Les Fontinettes Calais Ville - Dunkerque / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International

$63 - $124

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dunkerque to London 113.7 miles

$17

4 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 44 min

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

$61 - $87

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to London Ouibus

$21 - $30

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dunkirk to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$263 - $286

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Drive from Dover to London

$47 - $69

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to London is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to London is to taxi and Eurotunnel and drive which costs 220€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dunkirk to London. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at London Victoria via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunkirk to London. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Calais Les Fontinettes and Gare de Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Dunkirk and London is 182 km.

The best way to get from Dunkirk to London without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 50€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Dunkirk to London, including transfers.

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Dunkirk to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Calais station.

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

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to London is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 50€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to London.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Dunkirk to London via Calais Les Fontinettes, Calais-Fréthun, and Gare de Calais-Fréthun in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dunkirk to London twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

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 Dunkerque to Calais Les Fontinettes
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Calais to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
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 London
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dunkirk to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Torney Philippe
Phone
+33 3 28 21 15 43
Cotaxi
Phone
+33 3 28 66 73 00

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

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London is 1 h behind Dunkirk. It is currently 9:15 AM in Dunkirk and 8:15 AM in London.

Dunkirk to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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

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