There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai by train, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik Ic

20€ - 22€

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Train via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...

16€ - 31€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai 106.5 km

12€ - 18€

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Tournai 106.5 km

320€ - 460€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Tournai / Doornik. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Tournai is 83 km. The road distance is 106.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs 20€ - 22€.

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The train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik takes 1h 35m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Tournai / Doornik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai is 107 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai.
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  • Distance: 83.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Tournai every 4 hours. Tickets cost 20€ - 22€ and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 31€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 25€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 18€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Tournai
Estimated price
320€ - 460€

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