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There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Dunkirk by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$142 - $161

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Dunkerque 753

$45 - $78

6 alternative options

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque Tgv

$149 - $169

Bus Isilines  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Dunkerque

$47 - $69

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Dunkirk 475.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$94 - $333

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$114 - $333

Fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque

$113 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Dunkirk is to train which costs 120€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Dunkerque via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Dunkerque via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Dunkirk is 615 km. The road distance is 761.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Lyon to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Lyon to Dunkirk bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lyon, Lyon Perrache station.

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Lyon to Dunkirk train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Dunkirk is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 120€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 384.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Lyon to Dunkirk via Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Dunkirk via Paris, Paris in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Lyon-Perrache to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Eurostar
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lyon to Dunkirk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dunkerque station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Dunkirk is 761 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Lyon to Dunkirk.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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Book your Lyon to Dunkirk bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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