Getting to Tournai

Tournai is situated at 25 km from Lille, 50 km from Mons and 65 km from Brussels. It is ideally located next to an intersection of motorways and has a railway station where trains arrive from and depart to Mouscron, Lille, Kortrijk (Courtrai), Brussels, Mons, Charleroi, Namur and Liège on a daily basis. In other words, the city is very easily accessible by train and by car.

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By train :

  • From Brussels (1 hour)
    Brussels – Mouscron line.
  • From Mons-Namur-Liège
    Liège – Mouscron line.
  • From Mouscron – Brugge (Bruges)
    Brugge – Mouscron – Tournai line.
  • From Lille (25 min)
    Lille-Flandres – Tournai line.

Timetables can be found on the official site of the SNCB-NMBS (Belgian national railway company) :

By car :

  • From Brussels
    Take the A8 – E429 motorway at Halle.
    Exit 33 Tournai - Kain.
  • From Mons-Namur-Liège
    Take the E42 motorway.
    Exit 32 Tournai - Vaulx.
  • From Mouscron – Brugge (Bruges)
    Take the E42/E17.
    Exit 34 Tournai Ouest.
  • From Lille
    Take the A1/E17/E42 motorway (Autoroute du Nord) and then take the A27/E42 motorway.
    Exit 35 Tournai-Froyennes.