How to travel from Paris to Dunkirk

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from Paris to Dunkirk

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

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To get from Paris to Dunkirk on Dec 04 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:52AMParis Gare du Nord2h12 12:04PMDunkirk
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01:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy4h20 05:20PMDunkirk
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05:46PMParis Gare du Nord2h05 07:51PMDunkirk
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01:52PMParis Gare du Nord2h12 04:04PMDunkirk
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10:16AMParis Gare du Nord2h27 12:43PMDunkirk
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Paris and Dunkirk

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $853
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€29) • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 150 miles (242 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Dunkirk. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Paris to Dunkirk.

How to get from Paris to Dunkirk

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Dunkirk, 76,92% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Dunkirk and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Dunkirk

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Paris to Dunkirk.

There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Dunkirk including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Dunkirk is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Dunkirk:

A bus is generally $843 (€772) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $853 (€781) from Paris to Dunkirk.

A bus is $22 (€20) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Dunkirk costing on average $32 (€29).

The fastest way to get to Dunkirk from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 59 min.

Other travel options to Dunkirk can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

Dunkirk is approximately 150 miles (242 km) away from Paris.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Dunkirk is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Dunkirk from Paris 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 Paris to Dunkirk:

  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Dunkerque.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Dunkirk, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Dunkirk. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Dunkirk tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper for flights to Dunkirk. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Cityhopper Paris to Dunkirk tickets on Omio for $853 (€781).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Dunkirk. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Dunkirk tickets on Omio for $32 (€29).

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Dunkirk with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Dunkirk with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to take to Dunkirk with SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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

Your trip from Paris to Dunkirk doesn't have to end in Dunkirk. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Lille, Brussels or London. If you’d like to add Lille, Brussels or London to your Paris to Dunkirk tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dunkirk today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $10 (€9) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $853 (€781) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $32 (€29) one way on average.

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

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