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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Arras(F)

$104 - $317

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$7 - $16

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Train inOui TGV  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$59 - $98

Train via Tournai / Doornik  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras Amiens - Lille Flandres / ...

$49 - $64

Line 272 bus, bus, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$24 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras 106.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras is to bus which costs 6€ - 14€ and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Arras(F) via Brussels - Midi and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Arras is 138 km. The road distance is 171 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Brussels - Zaventem Airport station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 14€ and takes 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras.
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  • Distance: 86 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Arras, France?

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, Gare de Lille Europe, and Lille Flandres in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras via Lille in around 4 h.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$32 - $36
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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 Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
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 Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Brussels Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Eurolines FR

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Arras station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arras(F) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras is 171 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Brussels Airport (BRU) to Arras bus tickets online with Distribusion and Distribusion.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Arras. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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