There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lens Ter

38€ - 342€

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Bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Lille 1770 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Lens BlaBlaBus

16€ - 21€

2 alternative options

Train via Kortrijk  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lens Ter

24€ - 37€

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Louvre-Lens 139.8 km

17€ - 25€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens is to bus which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Louvre-Lens. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels South and arriving at Liévin Parc Louvre Lens via Lille and Lens Hotel Bollaert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Brussels and Louvre-Lens is 119 km. The road distance is 139.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs 35€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens, including transfers.

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Brussels to Louvre-Lens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels South station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs 35€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 22€ and takes 3h 26m.

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Brussels to Louvre-Lens bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lens station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Louvre-Lens.
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  • Distance: 118.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Louvre-Lens, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Louvre-Lens via Lille Europe, Lille Flandres, Lens, Lens, and Liévin Parc Louvre Lens in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Louvre-Lens via Lille, Lens, Lens Hotel Bollaert, and Liévin Parc Louvre Lens in around 3h 26m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lens
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lille to Lens
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Louvre-Lens is 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Brussels to Louvre-Lens.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Louvre-Lens. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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