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

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Train  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord Tgv

55€ - 70€

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Paris, Gallieni 6001 / ...

16€ - 30€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Dunkerque to Paris 290.8 km

19€

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Porte Maillot 294.2 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Dunkirk to Paris is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Dunkirk to Paris is to train which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Paris, Gallieni. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Paris Nord. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Paris is 242 km. The road distance is 294.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Paris without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord takes 1h 40m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Paris is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 30€ and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 242 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Dunkirk to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost 55€ - 70€ and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Dunkirk to Paris Gallieni twice daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 30€ and the journey takes 4h 5m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dunkerque to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dunkerque to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dunkerque to Paris
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Dunkirk to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris, Gallieni station.

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Dunkirk to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Paris is 294 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Dunkirk to Paris.

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

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