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There are 6 ways to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Lille  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

69€ - 124€

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Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Brussels, Brussels-North station 825
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

20€ - 34€

4 alternative options

Train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from La Panne / De Panne to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct

32€ - 64€

Night bus, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Dunkerque to The Hague N819
  2. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Lelylaan Sprinter

30€ - 54€

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Amsterdam 204.2 miles

40€ - 65€

Train, fly  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS

81€ - 271€

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dunkirk to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunkirk to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Lille Europe and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Netherlands is 284 km. The road distance is 326.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands without a car is to train via Lille which takes 4h 39m and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Dunkirk to Netherlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dunkerque station.

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

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands is to train via Lille which takes 4h 39m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 177.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dunkirk to Amsterdam via Lille Europe and Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dunkirk to Amsterdam via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 23€
1st Class
32€ - 34€
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
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
31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 24€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
28€ - 50€
Premier
58€ - 59€
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
40€ - 100€
Premier
90€ - 120€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from La Panne / De Panne to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
20€ - 30€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 100€
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 Antwerpen-Berchem to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Amsterdam Lelylaan
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dunkerque to The Hague
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Dunkirk to Netherlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Dunkirk to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Netherlands is 327 km. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Dunkirk to Netherlands.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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