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Lille to Antwerpen / Antwerp / Anvers by train

How to take the rail journey from Lille to Antwerp / Anvers / Antwerpen



From Lille Flandres to Antwerpen-Centraal

Travel Information

Final Destination: Anvers

Anvers is the French name for Antwerp/Antwerpen; so when looking at the departure board and info screens at Lille Flandres station, you need to look for the trains heading to Anvers.

All trains also call at: Mouscron; Kortrijk (connect for Ypres/Ieper), Gent St-Pieters (connect for Brugge), Gent-Dammport and Antwerpen-Berchem

Arriving in Antwerpen:

These trains call at Antwerpen-Berchem station before they arrive at Antwerpen Centraal station.

It's worth looking up the connections to your final destination in Antwerpen, particularly if it is to the south of the city centre.
Many areas of the city have easier and faster public transport connections from Berchem station.

1 x train per hour


Book early and save: No

Tickets can be booked online up to one month ahead, but they will cost the same if paid for at the station on the day of travel.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
B-Europe *

B-Europe Guide

B-Europe is the website provided by Belgium's national railway operator for the sale of international rail journeys from and to Belgium.
Therefore tickets can be booked for the following international train services to/from Belgium

  • Eurostar
  • IC trains to France, Luxembourg and The Netherlands
  • ICE trains to Germany
  • Thalys trains to Germany, The Netherlands and Paris
  • TGV trains to destination in France other than Paris
    B-Europe offers a 'Best Fares' policy for journey by these trains.

It also sells international end-to-end journeys solely by train, with connections outside of Belgium, if you will be heading to popular destinations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Users of Eurail and InterRail passes can also book seat reservations on the Eurostar and Thalys services without paying booking fees.

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