There are 7 ways to get from Dunkirk to London by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, rideshare, taxi, car train 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 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$139 - $311

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dunkerque to London 113.7 miles

$17

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the bus from Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 007 / ...

$36 - $52

Bus, bus and ferry  •  6 h 35 min

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

$58 - $85

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Charing Cross

$65 - $97

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 20 min

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

$263 - $284

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 35 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 2 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 20 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 35 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 Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 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 4 h 43 min and costs 110€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Dunkirk to London, including transfers.

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

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

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Dunkirk to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to London.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Dunkirk to London via Paris Nord and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 from Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 Dunkerque to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Dunkirk to Calais
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Cotaxi
Phone
+33 3 28 66 73 00
Torney Philippe
Phone
+33 3 28 21 15 43

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London is 1 h behind Dunkirk. It is currently 5:03 PM in Dunkirk and 4:03 PM in London.

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

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There are 8397+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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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