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There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Vlijmen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

€34 - €367

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the Bus from Lille to Eindhoven

€19 - €35

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Bus via Eindhoven  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Eindhoven Station N367 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station 156 / ...

€24 - €26

Train via Antwerp  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenbosch

€36 - €68

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Lille to Vlijmen 221.2 km

€27 - €40

Train, fly  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

€71 - €518

Lille to Vlijmen by train and bus

The journey time between Lille and Vlijmen is around 5h and covers a distance of around 267 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 47m. Operated by TGV inOui, Eurostar, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the Lille to Vlijmen service departs from Lille Europe and arrives in Vlijmen, Wolput. Typically 55 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h
Fastest journey time:
3h 47m
Journey distance:
267 km
Services per week:
55
Cheapest price:
€51
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:20
Last service departs at:
22:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lille to Vlijmen train and bus schedules

France → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from France

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from France

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from France.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vlijmen is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Vlijmen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Vlijmen is to bus via Eindhoven which costs €23 - €26 and takes 4h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Lille to Vlijmen is to drive which takes 2h 13m and costs €27 - €40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Vlijmen. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Vlijmen, Wolput via Eindhoven, Centraal Station and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Lille and Vlijmen is 191 km. The road distance is 221.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Vlijmen without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs €30 - €370.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Lille to Vlijmen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lille to Vlijmen is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs €30 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus via Eindhoven, which costs €23 - €26 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Lille to Vlijmen bus services, operated by Bravo, arrive at 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Vlijmen.
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  • Distance: 190.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Lille, France and Vlijmen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Lille to Vlijmen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda, Hertogenbosch, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Vlijmen via Eindhoven Station, Eindhoven, Centraal Station, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station in around 4h 54m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Train operators
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 Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €22
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €22
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €18
1st Class
€22 - €29
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8
Website
Bravo
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lille to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Vlijmen is 221 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Lille to Vlijmen.

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Tunisair and KLM offer flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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