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

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

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

$52 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus, line 272 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  2. Take the line 272 bus from Brussel Noord Perron 5 to Zaventem Kerkplein 272

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Zaventem 79.8 miles

$11 - $15

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 rideshare which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Zaventem is to train which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 15 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 Brussel Noord Perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 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 15 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Lille to Zaventem, including transfers.

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Lille to Zaventem bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 15 min and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 272 bus, which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 40 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 15 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Zaventem via Brussels, Brussels-North station and Brussel Noord Perron 5 in around 2 h 40 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 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
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 Zaventem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $30
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
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lille to Zaventem bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Kerkplein 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 973+ 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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