How to travel from Dunkirk to Lille

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from Dunkirk to Lille

You can get from Dunkirk to Lille by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dunkirk to Lille on Jan 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:17AMDunkirk1h04 10:21AMLille Flandres
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06:40AMDunkirk1h10 07:50AMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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12:00PMDunkirk1h10 01:10PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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07:33AMDunkirk1h14 08:47AMLille Flandres
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07:17PMDunkirk1h04 08:21PMLille Flandres
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Travel Information between Dunkirk and Lille

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 40 miles (65 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Dunkirk and Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dunkirk to Lille.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dunkirk to Lille

Travel Tips: Travel to Lille 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 Dunkirk to Lille.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Lille from Dunkirk. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Dunkirk and Lille is by taking a train with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Lille:

Taking a train is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Lille, which costs on average $15 (€13) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lille from Dunkirk is by train with an average travel time of 31 min.

Other travel options to Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 8 min.

The distance from Dunkirk to Lille is approximately 40 miles (65 km).

The average frequency per day from Dunkirk to Lille is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 22 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dunkirk to Lille as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dunkirk to Lille:

  • Buses mostly depart from Dunkirk, Dunkerque Port (DFDS Ferry) and arrive in Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe).
  • Trains most often depart from Dunkirk at Dunkerque and arrive in Lille at Lille Flandres.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dunkirk to Lille:

  • You can travel from Dunkirk to Lille by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with Flixbus from Dunkirk to Lille.
  • You can go to Lille from Dunkirk by train with SNCF | TER. You'll see cheap train tickets for $12 (€10) with SNCF | TER from Dunkirk to Lille on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Dunkirk to Lille with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with SNCF | TER with 15 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lille as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Dunkirk to Lille.

Looking to extend your trip from Dunkirk to Lille? Many Omio customers who go from Dunkirk to Lille usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Brussels or London from Lille, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Dunkirk to Lille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $15 (€13) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $12 (€10) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dunkirk to Lille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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