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

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Train Thalys  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys

$81 - $114

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Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Turnhout Warande perron 1 to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5 410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Lille 800 / ...

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres

$40 - $63

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Breda, Centraal Station 132 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Breda, Breda CS to Lille N800

$21 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tilburg to Lille 125.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tilburg to Lille is to bus which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tilburg to Lille is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tilburg station to Lille. However, there are services departing from Tilburg Centraal Station perron Noord and arriving at Lille via Turnhout Warande perron 1 and Antwerp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tilburg to Lille. However, there are services departing from Tilburg and arriving at Lille Europe via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Tilburg and Lille is 175 km. The road distance is 200.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tilburg to Lille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Tilburg to Lille, including transfers.

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Tilburg to Lille bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Turnhout Warande perron 1 station.

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Tilburg to Lille train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Tilburg station.

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The best way to get from Tilburg to Lille is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Tilburg to Lille.
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  • Distance: 109.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Tilburg to Lille via Rotterdam Centraal in around 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tilburg to Lille via Turnhout Warande perron 3, Turnhout Warande perron 1, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5, and Antwerp in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Tilburg to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Warande perron 1 to Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Antwerp to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Breda, Breda CS to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Tilburg, Centraal Station to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
bravo.info

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

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Tilburg to Lille train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tilburg to Lille is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Tilburg to Lille.

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