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There are 6 ways to get from Hastings to Dunkirk by train, bus, car ferry, 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 via Lille Europe  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$74 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station to Dover, Pencester Road 102 - the Wave
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais

$39 - $62

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est
  3. Take the train from Calais Ville to Dunkerque

$66 - $97

Bus, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station 70
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Les Fontinettes to Gare de Dunkerque

$57 - $81

Taxi, Eurotunnel  •  1h 53m

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

$349 - $387

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Hastings to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Dunkirk

$41 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Dunkirk is to bus and car ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Hastings to Dunkirk is to taxi and Eurotunnel which costs £260 - £300 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hastings to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Dunkerque via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Lille Europe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Hastings and Dunkirk is 80 miles.

The best way to get from Hastings to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Hastings to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Hastings to Dunkirk train services, operated by Southern, depart from Hastings station.

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Dunkirk is 1h ahead of Hastings. It is currently 12:20 AM in Hastings and 1:20 AM in Dunkirk.

Hastings to Dunkirk train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Dunkerque station.

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There are 414+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

You can take a train from Hastings to Dunkirk via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Lille Europe Eurostar, and Lille Europe in around 4h 20m.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$29 - $40
Premier
$45 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Calais Ville to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hastings
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station to Dover, Pencester Road
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Hastings to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726726
Website
726726.co.uk
Mini Bus Taxi
Phone
+44 7944 422074
Website
airporttaxieastbourne.co.uk

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