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There are 3 ways to get from Lessines to Lille by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Tournai to Lille Flandres Ic

€13 - €20

2 alternative options

Line 87 bus, line 97 bus, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the line 87 bus from LESSINES Pont de Pierre to RONSE/RENAIX Station/SNCB 87
  2. Take the line 97 bus from RONSE/RENAIX Station/SNCB to Tournai Sncb 97 / ...
  3. Take the train from Tournai to Lille Flandres Ic

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Lessines to Lille 62.8 km

€7 - €11

Lessines to Lille by train

The train journey time between Lessines and Lille is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 66 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 49m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Lessines to Lille train service departs from Lessines / Lessen and arrives in Lille Flandres. Typically 104 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 34m
Fastest train time:
1h 49m
Train distance:
66 km
Trains per week:
104
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:45
Last train departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lessines to Lille train schedules

Belgium → France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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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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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lille is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lille 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, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lessines to Lille is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 39 min.

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The fastest way to get from Lessines to Lille is to drive which takes 39 min and costs €7 - €11.

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No, there is no direct train from Lessines to Lille. However, there are services departing from Lessines / Lessen and arriving at Lille Flandres via Ath / Aat and Tournai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Lessines and Lille is 55 km. The road distance is 62.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lessines to Lille without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs €12 - €21.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Lessines to Lille, including transfers.

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Lessines to Lille train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ath / Aat station.

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Lessines to Lille train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lessines to Lille is 63 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Lessines to Lille.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 55.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Lessines, Belgium and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Lessines to Lille via Ath / Aat and Tournai in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ath / Aat to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
23 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 Tournai to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
TEC Hainaut
Phone
+32 65 38 88 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from LESSINES Pont de Pierre to RONSE/RENAIX Station/SNCB
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Hainaut
Bus from RONSE/RENAIX Station/SNCB to Tournai Sncb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Hainaut

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