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There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Dunkirk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque Tgv

55€ - 70€

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dunkirk Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Lille > Dunkirk / ...

12€ - 20€

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Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Porte Maillot to Dunkirk 293.9 km

30€ - 50€

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The cost-effective way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to train which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Dunkirk. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Dunkerque. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Paris and Dunkirk is 242 km. The road distance is 293.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs 55€ - 70€.

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The train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque takes 2h 15m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Paris to Dunkirk bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Dunkirk.
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  • Distance: 242.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque every 4 hours. Tickets cost 55€ - 70€ and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dunkirk twice daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 4h 35m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 65€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Paris to Dunkirk bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Dunkirk station.

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

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

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