How to travel from Lille to Tournai

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from Lille to Tournai

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

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To get from Lille to Tournai on Aug 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Tournai from Lille

distanceDistance14 miles (23 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 58 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCB or SNCB | IC

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 14 miles (23 km) between Lille and Tournai. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are SNCB or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lille to Tournai.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lille to Tournai

Travel to Tournai 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 Lille to Tournai.

Travel from Lille, France to Tournai, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Tournai from Lille restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Tournai, Belgium from Lille?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Tournai, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Tournai from Lille closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lille, France from Belgium is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lille, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Lille from Tournai here.

There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Tournai: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lille and Tournai is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Tournai:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Lille to Tournai costing on average $5 (€5).

The fastest way from Lille to Tournai is by train with an average journey time of 28 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 58 min   of travel time.

The distance from Lille to Tournai is approximately 14 miles (23 km).

The average frequency per day from Lille to Tournai is:

  • Around 27 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Lille to Tournai depart from Lille, Gare Lille Europe to Tournai, E429 (Q8).
  • Most travelers board their train from Lille Flandres and arrive in Tournai.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lille to Tournai, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SNCB can take you to Tournai by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for SNCB from Lille to Tournai for $5 (€5).
  • Travel with SNCB | IC for trains to Tournai. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB | IC Lille to Tournai tickets on Omio for $5 (€5).

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

  • You can find 13 direct trains per day to Tournai with SNCB.

Direct services to Tournai 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.

Many of our customers traveling from Lille to Tournai don't make Tournai their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Tournai are Brussels, Charleroi or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Tournai to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Lille to Tournai, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $5 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $5 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lille to Tournai online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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