How to travel from Leuven to Lille

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Travel Information between Leuven and Lille

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 2 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity

Travel 73 miles (118 km) by train or bus to Lille from Leuven. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leuven to Lille.

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from Leuven to Lille

How to get from Leuven to Lille by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Leuven to Lille is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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06:30PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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06:30PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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01:35PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Leuven to Lille

SNCB and FlixBus will get you to Lille from Leuven at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium with train tickets from Leuven to Lille. It operates a wide range of trains, including Intercity, Interregio, EuroCity, Thalys, and ICE International. Intercity trains are the most frequent and offer the fastest connections between major cities. Interregio trains are slower and offer more stops. EuroCity trains are international services that connect Belgium with other European countries. Thalys trains are high-speed services that connect Belgium with France, Germany, and the Netherlands. ICE International trains are international services that connect Belgium with Germany and the Netherlands. SNCB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for SNCB are Brussels to Antwerp, Brussels to Bruges, Brussels to Ghent, and Brussels to Liege.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Leuven to Lille

      FAQs: Travel to Lille easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leuven to Lille.

      You can get from Leuven to Lille 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Leuven to Lille is a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other travel options from Leuven to Lille:

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Leuven and Lille is by train, which takes on average 2 h 47 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 5 h 15 min on average.

      The Leuven to Lille distance is around 73 miles (118 km).

      The average frequency per day from Leuven to Lille is:

      • Around 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Leuven and Lille as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Leuven to Lille:

      • Buses from Leuven to Lille most often leave from Leuven, Diestsepoort and arrive in Lille, Gare Europe.
      • Trains from Leuven to Lille most often leave from Leuven and arrive in Lille Flandres.

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

      • You can travel by bus to Lille from Leuven with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Leuven to Lille tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
      • You can travel from Leuven to Lille by train with PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $25 (€22) with SNCB from Leuven to Lille.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Leuven to Lille with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct bus with.
      • Direct train with.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Leuven to Lille often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Brussels, London, Amsterdam or Marseille. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lille and these popular destinations at a great price.

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