There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Arras by train, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$41 - $73

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$9 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$22 - $33

Train, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Mouscron Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moeskroen SNCB/Station to Roubaix Eurotéléport Mwr
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$30 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Arras 94.4 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Arras is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Arras is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Arras. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Arras. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Midi and arriving at Arras(F) via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Arras is 127 km. The road distance is 151.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Arras without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Brussels to Arras, including transfers.

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Brussels to Arras bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Arras.
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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Arras via Gare de Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Arras via Lille in around 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
SNCF
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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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Mouscron
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Moeskroen SNCB/Station to Roubaix Eurotéléport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be

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