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There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Zaventem 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 Eurostar  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Zaventem S2 / ...

$52 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels - Zaventem Airport Ouibus / ...

$9 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via Tournai / Doornik  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Tournai Lille Flandres - Tournai / ...
  2. Take the train from Tournai / Doornik to Zaventem Ic

$35 - $41

Bus, line 272 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769 / ...
  2. Take the line 272 bus from Brussel Noord Perron 5 to Zaventem Kerkplein 272

$11 - $63

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Zaventem 79.8 miles

$11 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Zaventem 80.8 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Zaventem is to bus which costs 7€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Zaventem is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Zaventem. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Zaventem Kerkplein via Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Zaventem. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Zaventem via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Lille and Zaventem is 103 km. The road distance is 129.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Zaventem without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Lille to Zaventem, including transfers.

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Lille to Zaventem bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lille station.

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

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The best way to get from Lille to Zaventem is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Zaventem.
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  • Distance: 64.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to Zaventem via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lille to Zaventem 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. FlixBus 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
$66 - $68
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Tournai / Doornik to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Tournai
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$13 - $21
Bus operators
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 - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord Perron 5 to Zaventem Kerkplein
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.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 Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lille to Zaventem bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels - Zaventem Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Zaventem is 129 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Lille to Zaventem.

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There are 1010+ hotels available in Zaventem. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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