There are 4 ways to get from Dunkirk to Paris by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord Tgv

$60 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Paris, Paris 753 / ...

$12 - $35

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dunkerque to Paris 180.5 miles

$22

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Paris 180.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Paris is to bus which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Paris is to train which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Paris Nord. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Paris is 242 km. The road distance is 288.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Paris without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs 50€ - 65€.

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The train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord takes 1 h 41 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to Paris.
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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

TGV operates a train from Dunkirk to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dunkirk to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dunkerque to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Dunkerque to Paris - Gallieni
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
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 Dunkerque to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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