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There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois by train, bus or car

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bar Le Duc

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Nancy
  2. Take the bus from Nancy to Bar-le-Duc

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Meuse Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Meuse TGV to Bar-le-Duc
  4. Take the bus from Bar le Duc - Gare Mutimodale to Ligny - CTM

Drive

  1. Drive from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois
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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 1 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, 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, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, 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)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Mandatory

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 Ligny-en-Barrois is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ligny-en-Barrois is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ligny-en-Barrois 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: 28 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois is to bus which costs €26 - €40 and takes 11h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois is to drive. Taking this option will cost €45 - €70 and takes 3h 59m.

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The distance between Leuven and Ligny-en-Barrois is 248 km. The road distance is 388.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois without a car is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs €130 - €240.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs €130 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €40 and takes 11h 48m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois is 389 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois.
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  • Distance: 248 km
  • Duration: 7h 29m

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Ligny-en-Barrois, France?

You can take a train from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Bar Le Duc, and Bar le Duc - Gare Mutimodale in around 7h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Ligny-en-Barrois via Brussel Noord afstaphalte, Brussels-North train station, Nancy, Division de Fer, Nancy Gare, Nancy, Bar-le-Duc, and Bar le Duc - Gare Mutimodale in around 11h 48m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
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 Paris Nord to Bar Le Duc
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €65
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Meuse Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Meuse TGV to Bar-le-Duc
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Nancy to Bar-le-Duc
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Crgest 68
Website
fluo.eu
Bus from Bar le Duc - Gare Mutimodale to Ligny - CTM
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
fluo.eu
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Nancy
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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