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from Lille to Brussels

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lille to Brussels on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Lille, Gare Lille Europe1h20 08:50BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£31One-way
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07:30Lille, Gare Lille Europe1h20 08:50BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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£31One-way
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10:27Lille0h34 11:01Brussels-Midi
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£171One-way
18:08Lille0h35 18:43Brussels-Midi
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£171One-way
09:08Lille0h45 09:53Brussels-Midi
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£171One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£14SNCB
£7Flixbus
Sun
17 Oct
£14SNCB
£3BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
18 Oct
£8SNCF | TGV
£3Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£14SNCB
£3Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£8SNCF | TGV
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
21 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£14SNCB
£3Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£17SNCF | TGV
£3Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£14SNCB
£3Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
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£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£17SNCF | TGV
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£14SNCB
£4Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£14SNCB
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£10SNCB
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£14SNCB
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£10SNCB
£3Flixbus

Travel Information from Lille to Brussels

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a coach or train to travel 58 miles (93 km) between Lille and Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Lille to Brussels.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Lille, France and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

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

Is international entry into Brussels 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 Brussels, Belgium from Lille?

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, 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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 13/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lille and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Brussels, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return to Lille, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lille from Brussels restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lille from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lille, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 15/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lille from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Lille to Brussels?

You can travel between Lille and Brussels 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Brussels from Lille?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lille to Brussels, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Brussels by train, which costs on average £14 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Lille to Brussels?

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Lille is by coach with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by train can take on average 1 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Lille to Brussels?

The distance from Lille to Brussels is approximately 58 miles (93 km).

How many services a day are there from Lille to Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Lille to Brussels is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lille to Brussels?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers take a train from Lille Flandres to Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lille to Brussels?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Brussels by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lille to Brussels for £3.
  • Travel with SNCB | IC for trains to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB | IC Lille to Brussels tickets on Omio for £14.
Is it possible to travel directly between Lille and Brussels?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lille to Brussels with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find around 17 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Brussels from Lille?
Your journey from Lille to Brussels doesn't have to end in Brussels. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or London to your Lille to Brussels trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Brussels today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Brussels from Lille online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £14 one way.

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

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