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There are 4 ways to get from Arras to Retie by train, bus, night bus or car

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

  1. Take the train from Arras to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Turnhout

Cheapest option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Arras to Lille Europe
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Antwerp
  3. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6

2 alternative options

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Arras to Lille-Flandres
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Antwerp
  3. Take the bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6

Drive

  1. Drive from Arras to Retie

Arras to Retie by train and bus

The journey time between Arras and Retie is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 251 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 25m. Operated by TGV inOui, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and De Lijn, the Arras to Retie service departs from Arras and arrives in Retie Markt. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 14m
Layover time:
1h 11m
Total time:
4h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 25m
Journey distance:
251 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:07
Last service departs at:
14:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arras to Retie train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arras to Retie is to drive which costs €25 - €40 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Arras to Retie is to drive which costs €25 - €40 and takes 2h 13m.

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It is 195 km from Arras to Retie. It is approximately 226.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Arras to Retie without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs €40 - €60.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Arras to Retie, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arras to Retie is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Arras to Retie.

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Map of how to get from Arras to Retie.
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  • Distance: 194.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Arras, France and Retie, Belgium?

You can take a train from Arras to Retie via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Turnhout, and Turnhout Station perron 2 in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arras to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Arras to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Train from Arras to Lille-Flandres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €30
1st Class
€18 - €22
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arras to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Lille to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 1 to Turnhout Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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