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There are 5 ways to get from Maastricht to Lille by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$47 - $109

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Lille 328

$13 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$39 - $50

Bus, train via Brussel-Zuid/Midi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7 45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$44 - $79

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Lille 143.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Lille is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Lille is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Lille. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Lille. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Gare de Lille Europe via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Lille is 187 km. The road distance is 230.3 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Lille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 40€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Maastricht to Lille, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Lille train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Lille is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 40€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Maastricht to Lille.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Maastricht to Lille via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Maastricht to Lille 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Hasselt to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Mosae Forum/Centrum to Hasselt Station perron 7
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Maastricht to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Maastricht to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Gare de Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Lille is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Maastricht to Lille.

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