There are 5 ways to get from Ypres to Dunkirk by bus, train, subway, tram 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.

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Line 40 bus, line 74 bus, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Ieper Markt to Torhout Station perron 4 40
  2. Take the line 74 bus from Torhout Station perron 2 to Brugge Station perron 7 74
  3. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue

$15 - $18

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Train, bus, line 2 subway  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ieper to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station to ROUBAIX Eurotéléport Mwr
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Eurotéléport to Lille Flandres 2
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Dunkerque

$31 - $49

Train, tram  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ieper to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kortrijk to Tourcoing Ic
  3. Take the tram from Victoire to Gare Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque Tgv

$30 - $45

Line 6 bus, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from COMINES/KOMEN SNCB/Station to ARMENTIERES Hôtel de Ville 6
  2. Take the train from Armentieres to Dunkerque

$25 - $36

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Ypres to Dunkirk 34.2 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ypres to Dunkirk. However, there are services departing from Ieper Markt and arriving at Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue via Torhout Station perron 2, Brugge Station perron 1 and Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ypres and Dunkirk is 41 km. The road distance is 54.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ypres to Dunkirk without a car is to line 40 bus and line 74 bus and bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Ypres to Dunkirk, including transfers.

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Ypres to Dunkirk bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Ieper Markt station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ypres to Dunkirk is 55 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Ypres to Dunkirk.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Dunkirk. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Ypres to Dunkirk via Torhout Station perron 4, Torhout Station perron 2, Brugge Station perron 7, Brugge Station perron 1, Brugge Bargeplein, and Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ieper to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Kortrijk to Tourcoing
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Transpole
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@transpole.fr
Website
transpole.fr
Subway from Eurotéléport to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transpole.fr
Tram from Victoire to Gare Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transpole.fr
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 Flandres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Train from Armentieres to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Ieper Markt to Torhout Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Torhout Station perron 2 to Brugge Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from MOUSCRON/MOESKROEN SNCB/Station to ROUBAIX Eurotéléport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from COMINES/KOMEN SNCB/Station to ARMENTIERES Hôtel de Ville
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be

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