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There are 5 ways to get from Thionville to Dinant by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Arlon, Gare
  3. Take the train from Arlon to Namur
  4. Take the train from Namur to Dinant

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Train via Bertrix

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Athus, Gare
  3. Take the train from Athus to Bertrix
  4. Take the train from Bertrix to Dinant

Train via Charleville-Mézières

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Charleville Mezieres
  2. Take the train from Charleville-Mézières to Givet

Line 301 bus, line 24 bus, bus, line 433 bus

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Howald, Ronneboesch
  2. Take the line 24 bus from Howald, Ronneboesch to Hollerich, P+R Bouillon
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Namur
  4. Take the line 433 bus from NAMUR Rue du Premier Lanciers to DINANT Gare

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Dinant
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International entry into Belgium from France

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Belgium from France

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from France

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

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Yes, entry into Belgium 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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dinant is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Dinant is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Dinant is to drive which costs €20 - €29 and takes 1h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Dinant is to drive which costs €20 - €29 and takes 1h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Dinant. However, there are services departing from Thionville, Foch Kiosque and arriving at DINANT Gare via Howald, Ronneboesch, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon and NAMUR Rue du Premier Lanciers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Dinant. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Dinant via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Arlon and Namur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Thionville and Dinant is 134 km. The road distance is 169.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Dinant without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs €25 - €60.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Thionville to Dinant, including transfers.

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Thionville to Dinant bus services, operated by RGTR, depart from Thionville, Foch Kiosque station.

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Thionville to Dinant train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Dinant is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs €25 - €60. Alternatively, you can line 301 bus and line 24 bus and bus and line 433 bus, which costs and takes 6h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Dinant.
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  • Distance: 134.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Dinant, Belgium?

You can take a train from Thionville to Dinant via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Arlon, Gare, Arlon, and Namur in around 4h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thionville to Dinant via Howald, Ronneboesch, Hollerich, P+R Bouillon, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon, Namur, and NAMUR Rue du Premier Lanciers in around 6h 16m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Thionville to Charleville Mezieres
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Charleville Mezieres to Givet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
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 Thionville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Arlon, Gare
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Athus, Gare
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon to Namur
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Namur to Dinant
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€4 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €11
Train from Athus to Bertrix
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Bertrix to Dinant
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €19
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Charleville-Mézières to Givet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Thionville, Foch Kiosque to Howald, Ronneboesch
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
VD Luxembourg Transit
Phone
+352 4796-1
Email
admcommunale@vdl.lu
Website
vdl.lu
Bus from Howald, Ronneboesch to Hollerich, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
VD Luxembourg Transit
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Namur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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TEC Namur - Luxembourg
Phone
+32 81 25 35 55
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from NAMUR Rue du Premier Lanciers to DINANT Gare
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
TEC Namur - Luxembourg

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Thionville to Dinant bus services, operated by TEC Namur - Luxembourg, arrive at DINANT Gare station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Dinant is 169 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Thionville to Dinant.

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