There are 5 ways to get from Antwerp to Lille by train, bus, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Lille Flandres Ic / ...

$17 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille Ouibus / ...

$5 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille Ouibus

$6 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Lille 78.5 miles

$16 - $25

Rideshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Antwerp to Lille 78.5 miles

$10

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Lille, France?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Antwerp to Lille every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Thalys also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Antwerp to Lille via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Antwerp to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Antwerp and Lille is 115 km. The road distance is 126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Lille is to bus which costs 4€ - 10€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Lille is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 14€ - 21€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Antwerpen Centraal and arriving at Lille Flandres. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at Lille. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

The train from Antwerpen Centraal to Lille Flandres takes 2 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.