How to travel from Brussels to Lille

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from Brussels to Lille

You can get from Brussels to Lille by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Lille on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:17AMBrussels-Midi0h34 07:51AMLille, Lille Europe
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07:00PMBrussels1h30 08:30PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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04:52PMBrussels-Midi0h35 05:27PMLille, Lille Europe
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04:52PMBrussels-Midi0h35 05:27PMLille, Lille Europe
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05:30PMBrussels1h40 07:10PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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Travel Information between Brussels and Lille

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€25) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TGV

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 58 miles (93 km) from Brussels to Lille. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Brussels to Lille.

How to get from Brussels to Lille

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Brussels to Lille there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 67,78% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Brussels to Lille. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Lille, France is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter France if coming from Belgium?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lille if traveling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lille, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Brussels to Lille.

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Lille, France?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Lille?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Brussels from Lille here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Brussels to Lille. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Lille is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Lille:

Taking a bus is about $19 (€17) less than taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€25) for this trip.

The fastest way from Brussels to Lille is by train with an average journey time of 33 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lille that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 20 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 58 miles (93 km) between Brussels and Lille.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Lille is:

  • Around 16 buses per day.
  • 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lille from Brussels as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Lille:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe).
  • Most travelers board their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Lille:

  • You can travel to Lille from Brussels by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€8) with Flixbus from Brussels to Lille.
  • You can go to Lille from Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV. You'll see cheap train tickets for $28 (€25) with SNCF | TGV from Brussels to Lille on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Lille with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 6 direct buses per day to Lille with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flibco International.
  • You can check for a direct train to Lille with SNCF | TGV with 13 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Lille tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Your trip from Brussels to Lille doesn't have to end in Lille. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Lyon to your Brussels to Lille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lille today!

Before traveling from Brussels to Lille, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $9 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $28 (€25) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Brussels to Lille tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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