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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Dunkirk

distanceDistance141 miles (228 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys or TGV

Trains from Amsterdam to Dunkirk cover the 141 miles (228 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 38 min with our travel partners like Thalys or TGV. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Dunkerque.

Train companies: Thalys trains between Amsterdam and Dunkirk

Find the best route between Amsterdam and Dunkirk with Thalys. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.


Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Amsterdam and Dunkirk with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Are you making plans to travel from Amsterdam to Dunkirk? Why not take a train with Thalys? Omio can show you current Thalys train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Amsterdam to Dunkirk trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 141 miles (228 km) from Amsterdam to Dunkirk. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Amsterdam and Dunkirk, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thalys train between Amsterdam and Dunkirk, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets from Amsterdam to Dunkirk, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Dunkirk

Travel by train to Dunkirk easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Dunkirk.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Amsterdam and Dunkirk?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Dunkirk, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Dunkirk, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dunkirk from Amsterdam before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Dunkirk, France?

Return travel from France to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Amsterdam from Dunkirk?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Dunkirk?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Dunkirk.

How far is Amsterdam to Dunkirk by train?

The distance between Amsterdam and Dunkirk by train is approximately 141 miles (228 km).

How long is the train ride from Amsterdam to Dunkirk?

The train time from Amsterdam to Dunkirk is on average 7 h 38 min  for the 141 miles (228 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Amsterdam and Dunkirk by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Dunkirk?

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Dunkerque   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Amsterdam train station to Dunkirk? Where is the Dunkirk train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dunkerque, located 0.4 miles (683 m) away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Amsterdam to Dunkirk?

Take the Amsterdam to Dunkirk train with Thalys or TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Amsterdam to Dunkirk as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Amsterdam to Dunkirk a day?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Amsterdam to Dunkirk. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Amsterdam is Amsterdam Centraal. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Amsterdam Centraal for your journey between Amsterdam and Dunkirk.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+31 302357822
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet