Getting there

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Thanks to its perfect location, less than 3 hours from 5 Europeean capital cities (London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Luxembourg-City), Dunkirk is easy to access by road, rail or by the sea.

By road

From Lille, take the A25.

From Paris, take the A1.

From Belgium, take the A16.

From Boulogne-Calais, take the A16.


By bus

You can find all the information you need about public transport in and around Dunkirk on the following link:

If you are staying in Belgium, the free bus starts from the De Panne-Adinkerke train station, and takes you to the center town within 30 to 45 minutes.


By rail

Arras ➔ Hazebrouck ➔ Dunkerque/Calais – Line 6

Lille ➔ Armentières ➔ Hazebrouck ➔ Dunkerque – Line 8

Calais ➔ Dunkerque – Line 9

More information online on or on or by phone, calling the SNCF 36 35 hotline

From Belgium, take the train to De Panne – Adinkerke train station, then a free bus from DKbus will take you to the center town of Dunkirk within 30 minutes.



By sea

With its 24 daily departures, DFDS invites you to cross the Channel in comfort before spending a day in France.

Dover-Dunkirk by ferry with DFDS Seaways:

For more information, call (+33) 02 32 14 68 50 or email:



By plane

Lille-Lesquin airport 85 km away. More information online at:

Brussels airport (Zaventem) 160 km away. More information online at: