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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Cambrai 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 inOui TGV  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Cambrai Ville

$42 - $74

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Bus Ouibus, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Cambrai Ville

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Douai Tgv
  3. Take the train from Douai to Cambrai Ville

$31 - $94

Train via Tournai / Doornik  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Cambrai Ville Busigny-Cambrai-Douai-Lille / ...

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Cambrai 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Cambrai is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Cambrai is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Cambrai. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Midi and arriving at Cambrai Ville via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Cambrai is 110 km. The road distance is 138 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Cambrai without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Brussels to Cambrai, including transfers.

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Brussels to Cambrai train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Brussels - Midi station.

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Brussels to Cambrai train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cambrai Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Cambrai is 138 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Brussels to Cambrai.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Cambrai. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Cambrai.
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Cambrai via Gare de Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
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 Douai
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$21 - $29
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Cambrai Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Lille Flandres to Douai
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Douai to Cambrai Ville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Cambrai Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Douai to Gare de Cambrai Ville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Cambrai Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
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 City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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