There are 5 ways to get from Maastricht to Lille by train, bus, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$54 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Lille / ...

$10 - $16

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Brussels, Brussels Airport N179
  2. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille Bruxelles - Zaventem aéroport > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Lille

$12 - $19

Train via Hasselt  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Hasselt
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$57 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Lille 143.9 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Lille via Liège-Guillemins, Bruxelles-Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Lille via Liège and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Hasselt to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $50
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Nmbs
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
nmbs.be
Train from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
nmbs.be
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Liège to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Maastricht to Brussels, Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Maastricht to Lille?

The distance between Maastricht and Lille is 187 km. The road distance is 230 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Lille?

The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Lille is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Maastricht to Lille?

The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Lille is to drive which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Maastricht and Lille?

No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Lille. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via Liège-Guillemins and Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Maastricht and Lille?

No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Lille. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Lille via Liège and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Maastricht to Lille?

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Maastricht to Lille, including transfers.