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There are 4 ways to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Namur to Maubeuge Ic
  2. Take the train from Maubeuge to St Quentin Ter

€23 - €46

Cheapest option

Bus, line 303 bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Namur to Valenciennes University 820
  2. Take the line 303 bus from FAMARS - Universite to CAUDRY - Gare 303

€17 - €32

2 alternative options

Train, line 61 bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Jambes to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid S61
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Jeumont Saint-Saëns to Aulnoye-Aymeries Gare SNCF 61
  3. Take the train from Aulnoye Aymeries to St Quentin Ter

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Dinant to Saint-Quentin 145.8 km

€16 - €24

Dinant to Saint-Quentin by train

The train journey time between Dinant and Saint-Quentin is around 6h 34m and covers a distance of around 179 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and SNCF, the Dinant to Saint-Quentin train service departs from Dinant and arrives in St Quentin. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 34m
Fastest train time:
3h 25m
Trains per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€23
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:57
Last train departs at:
21:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dinant to Saint-Quentin train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Quentin is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Quentin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Quentin is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dinant to Saint-Quentin. However, there are services departing from Dinant and arriving at St Quentin via Namur and Maubeuge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Dinant and Saint-Quentin is 125 km. The road distance is 145.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs €22 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin, including transfers.

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Dinant to Saint-Quentin train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Namur station.

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The best way to get from Dinant to Saint-Quentin is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs €22 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 303 bus, which costs €17 - €35 and takes 7h 21m.

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Dinant to Saint-Quentin train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Quentin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dinant to Saint-Quentin is 146 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Dinant to Saint-Quentin.

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  • Distance: 124.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Dinant, Belgium and Saint-Quentin, France?

You can take a train from Dinant to Saint-Quentin via Namur and Maubeuge in around 4h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dinant to Saint-Quentin via Namur, FAMARS - Universite, CAUDRY - Gare, and Caudry in around 7h 21m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Namur to Maubeuge
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Jambes to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€8 - €13
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 Maubeuge to St Quentin
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Aulnoye Aymeries to St Quentin
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
Stibus
Phone
0800.00.49.45
Email
contact@stibus.fr
Website
stibus.fr
Bus from Jeumont Saint-Saëns to Aulnoye-Aymeries Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
stibus.fr
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 Namur to Valenciennes University
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arc en Ciel 3
Phone
+33 3 27 99 92 99
Email
contact@arcenciel3.fr
Website
arc-en-ciel3.fr
Bus from FAMARS - Universite to CAUDRY - Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
Arc en Ciel 3

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