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There are 4 ways to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, line 68 bus via 4 Cantons Stade  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic
  2. Take the line 68 bus from 4 Cantons Stade to Aeroport 68

3 alternative options

Train, line 68 bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Harelbeke to Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres Ic
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Lesquin Ter
  4. Take the line 68 bus from Gare to Aeroport 68

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) 41.8 km

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport 41.8 km

Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Harelbeke and Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is around 2h 41m and covers a distance of around 49 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 15m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by De Lijn, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Ilevia, the Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) service departs from Harelbeke Marktstraat and arrives in Aeroport. Typically 92 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 26m
Layover time:
1h 15m
Total time:
2h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 42m
Journey distance:
49 km
Services per week:
92
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
21:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) bus, train and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

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Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Belgium → France
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International entry into France from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Belgium from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 29 min.

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It is 34 km from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL). It is approximately 41.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) without a car is to train and line 68 bus via 4 Cantons Stade which takes 2h 51m and costs €16 - €21.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) is 42 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL).

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There are 241+ hotels available in Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL).
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  • Distance: 34.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Harelbeke, Belgium and Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL), France?

There is no direct connection from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL). However, you can take the line 75 bus to Kortrijk Busterminal 4 perron 42, take the walk to Courtrai, take the train to Lille Flandres, take the walk to Gare Lille Flandres, take the subway to 4 Cantons Stade, take the walk to 4 Cantons Stade, then take the line 68 bus to Aeroport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport (LIL) via Courtrai, Lille Flandres, Lesquin, and Gare in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €11
Train from Harelbeke to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
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 Lesquin
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €13
Bus operators
Ilevia
Phone
+33 3 20 40 40 40
Email
contact@ilevia.fr
Website
ilevia.fr
Bus from 4 Cantons Stade to Aeroport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
Ilevia
Bus from Gare to Aeroport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
Ilevia
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Harelbeke to Lille Lesquin Airport
Estimated price
€130 - €190

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