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There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Antwerp by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5 418 / ...

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 210 bus, train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the line 210 bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Herentals Station perron 4 210 / ...
  2. Take the train from Herentals to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€7 - €10

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lille to Antwerp 36.4 km

€80 - €100

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Antwerp 36.4 km

€3 - €6

Lille to Antwerp by bus

The bus journey time between Lille and Antwerp is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 40 km. The fastest bus normally takes 38 min. Operated by De Lijn, the Lille to Antwerp bus service departs from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan and arrives in Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5. Typically 81 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
56 min
Fastest bus time:
38 min
Buses per week:
81
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:37
Last bus departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lille to Antwerp bus schedules

Lille → Antwerp
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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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Antwerp is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Antwerp is to bus which costs €1 - €3 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Antwerp is to taxi which costs €80 - €100 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5 station. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Lille and Antwerp is 30 km. The road distance is 36.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Antwerp without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5 takes 56 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Lille to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan station.

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Lille to Antwerp bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Antwerp is 36 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Lille to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 29.5 km
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Lille, Belgium and Antwerp, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5 every 2 hours. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Herentals to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Lille Kruispunt Gierlebaan to Herentals Station perron 4
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Lille to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Taxi Daniël
Phone
+32 14 76 44 60
Website
taxidaniel.be
A&M Taxi
Phone
+32 485 64 64 70
Website
anmtaxi.be

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