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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train inOui TGV  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$30 - $40

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Bus  •  2h 22m

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

$5 - $12

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Train Eurostar  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$49 - $81

Train Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)  •  2h 37m

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

$34 - $42

Rideshare  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the rideshare from Zaventem to Lille 80 miles

$12

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille 80.3 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille is to bus which costs 4€ - 11€ and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at Lille. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Gare de Lille Europe via Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Brussels National Airport Station and Lille is 105 km. The road distance is 128.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 26€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille, including transfers.

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Brussels National Airport Station to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Brussels - Zaventem Airport station.

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Brussels National Airport Station to Lille train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 26€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 11€ and takes 2h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille.
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  • Distance: 65.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Brussels National Airport Station, Belgium and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille via Brussels - Midi in around 1h 59m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2h 10m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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/Midi
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Tournai to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$13 - $21
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
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
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 Zaventem to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Brussels National Airport Station to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lille station.

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Brussels National Airport Station to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Gare de Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels National Airport Station to Lille is 128 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Brussels National Airport Station to Lille.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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