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There are 4 ways to get from Thionville to Tienen by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Thionville to Liège Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Tirlemont / Tienen

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Paris l'Est
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Tirlemont / Tienen

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Thionville to Liège Guillemins
  2. Take the night bus from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Tirlemont / Tienen

Drive

  1. Drive from Thionville to Tienen

Thionville to Tienen by bus and train

The journey time between Thionville and Tienen is around 6h 36m and covers a distance of around 245 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h. Operated by FlixBus, FlixBus-de and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Thionville to Tienen service departs from Thionville and arrives in Tirlemont / Tienen. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 27m
Layover time:
3h 9m
Total time:
6h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h
Journey distance:
245 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:35
Last service departs at:
12:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thionville to Tienen bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Tienen is to bus and train which costs €17 - €25 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Tienen is to drive which costs €26 - €40 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Tienen. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Tirlemont / Tienen via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Tienen. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Tirlemont / Tienen via Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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It is 183 km from Thionville to Tienen. It is approximately 228.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Tienen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 18m and costs €17 - €25.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Thionville to Tienen, including transfers.

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Thionville to Tienen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Thionville station.

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Thionville to Tienen train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Thionville station.

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Thionville to Tienen bus services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Tirlemont / Tienen station.

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Map of how to get from Thionville to Tienen.
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  • Distance: 183.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

You can take a train from Thionville to Tienen via Paris l'Est, Paris Nord, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 58m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Tirlemont / Tienen
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Tirlemont / Tienen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €75
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Thionville to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Thionville to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Night bus from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Tirlemont / Tienen
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Tienen is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Thionville to Tienen.

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