There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...

$30 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...

$4 - $11

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Brussels 68.7 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Brussels 70.3 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Brussels is to bus which costs 4€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Brussels is to train which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Lille and Brussels is 94 km. The road distance is 112.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs 28€ - 50€.

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The train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lille to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lille station.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

Eurostar operates a train from Lille to Brussels every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 35 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to Brussels every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Ouibus also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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