There are 3 ways to get from Ostend to Dunkirk by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue 1753

$13 - $18

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Bus via Oostende Kapellestraat  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Oostende Kapellestraat to Brugge Station perron 5 52 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue 1753

$11 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Dunkirk 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ostend to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Oostende Kapellestraat and arriving at Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue via Brugge Station perron 1 and Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ostend and Dunkirk is 43 km. The road distance is 54.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Dunkirk without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Ostend to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Ostend to Dunkirk bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Oostende Kapellestraat station.

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Ostend to Dunkirk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ostend to Dunkirk is 55 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Ostend to Dunkirk.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ostend to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Ostend, Belgium and Dunkirk, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Ostend to Dunkirk twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Oostende Kapellestraat to Brugge Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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