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

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Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque Tgv

$60 - $70

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Dunkerque 753 / ...

$12 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Paris to Dunkirk 181.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to bus which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to train which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Dunkerque. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Dunkerque. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Paris and Dunkirk is 242 km. The road distance is 290.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Dunkirk without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs 50€ - 65€.

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The train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs 50€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 28€ and takes 5h.

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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Dunkirk every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Dunkirk once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 5h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
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 Paris, Paris to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Dunkirk is 290 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Paris to Dunkirk.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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