There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Mons 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  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mons Ic / ...

$41 - $68

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Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Mons 47.8 miles

$6

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Tournai  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille Flandres(f) to Froyennes Bus
  2. Take the train from Tournai to Mons Ic / ...

$11 - $16

Train, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Valenciennes
  2. Take the bus from Valenciennes to Mons 820

$18 - $27

Bus, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Roubaix Eurotéléport to Moeskroen SNCB/Station Mwr
  2. Take the train from Moeskroen / Mouscron to Mons Ic / ...

$13 - $19

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Mons 49.2 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Mons is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Mons is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Mons. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Mons via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Lille and Mons is 66 km. The road distance is 78.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Mons without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Lille to Mons, including transfers.

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Lille to Mons train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Lille Europe Eurostar station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Mons is 79 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Lille to Mons.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Mons. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lille and Mons. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Mons.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to Mons via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 1 h 42 min.

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 - $69
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mons
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Tournai to Mons
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Moeskroen / Mouscron to Mons
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Valenciennes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Bus from Lille Flandres(f) to Froyennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
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 Valenciennes to Mons
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Roubaix Eurotéléport to Moeskroen SNCB/Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
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 Mons
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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