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There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Lille by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

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

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres Courtrai/Kortrijk - Lille Flandres

$20 - $29

Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brugge to Lille 46.1 miles

$6

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Lille 46.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Lille is to bus which costs 2€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Lille is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Lille. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Lille. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Gare de Lille Flandres via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Lille is 65 km. The road distance is 74.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Lille without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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The bus from Bruges to Lille takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bruges to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Lille train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Lille is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 2€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Lille.
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  • Distance: 40.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Bruges to Lille 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bruges to Lille via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brugge to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bruges to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lille station.

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Bruges to Lille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Lille is 74 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Bruges to Lille.

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There are 628+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bruges and Lille. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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