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How to travel from Tilff to Brussels Central by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Tilff to Brussels Central? Look no further.

There are around 20 trains per day running between Tilff and Brussels Central, which usually take 1 hour 20 minutes to complete the 57 miles (92 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 6 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Brussels Central from Tilff, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. Hop on a train operated by either Thalys or SNCB to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Tilff to Brussels Central if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Tilff to Brussels Central by train

First train

05:37

Last train

22:23

Departure station

Tilff

Arrival station

Brussels Central

Journey time

From 1h 6m

Distance

57 miles (92 km)

Frequency

20 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Train and bus operators

SNCB

Tilff to Brussels Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Tilff to Brussels Central for Tuesday 30th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:37 08:56 1h 19m, 1 change
08:37 09:55 1h 18m, 1 change
09:37 10:55 1h 18m, 1 change
10:37 11:55 1h 18m, 1 change
11:37 12:55 1h 18m, 1 change
12:37 13:55 1h 18m, 1 change
13:37 14:55 1h 18m, 1 change
14:37 15:55 1h 18m, 1 change
15:37 16:55 1h 18m, 1 change
16:37 17:55 1h 18m, 1 change

SNCB trains from Tilff to Brussels Central

You can travel from Tilff to Brussels Central on SNCB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

SNCB classes from Tilff to Brussels Central

Compare the different travel classes offered by SNCB when travelling from Tilff to Brussels Central.

Onboard services on SNCB

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Tilff to Brussels Central.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

When travelling with SNCB, each passenger can take 3 items of luggage on board, as long as the total weight does not exceed 30kg. Once you’ve found your seat, you can stow your luggage in the space provided above and below your seat. You can take the following luggage on board for free:

  • Briefcases, rucksacks and suitcases
  • Wheelchairs (manual or automatic)
  • Pushchairs and prams
  • Folding bikes, unicycles, scooters
  • Sports equipment (e.g. skis)
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Currently, SNCB does not offer a food and drink service. Although, you may bring food and drink with you to enjoy on the train.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

SNCB offer free WiFi in their main stations, including Brussels Central, Bruges, Antwerp Central and more. Currently, SNCB do not offer WiFi onboard their trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

As long as they are travelling with a person aged 12 or above with a valid ticket, children under 12 can travel for free without a ticket. However, please note that this only applies to a maximum of 4 children per passenger with a valid ticket. If you have any additional children travelling with you, they will need a half-price Kids Ticket.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

Hoping to travel with your bike? You’ll need to add a Bike Supplement to your ticket. However, if you’re travelling with a folding bike, you don’t need to worry about paying. Bike Supplements are paid on top of your rail fare and cost €4 for a single journey.

When boarding, speak to the train conductor and they will tell you if there are spaces available and where you can put your bicycle. SNCB advise you not to travel with a bike at Peak times, because bicycle spaces may not be available.

PetPetPets

Guide and assistance dogs

Travel is free for guide and assistance dogs. You won’t need to add a Pet Supplement to your ticket.

Pets

Pets are welcome to travel on SNCB trains if they are on a lead or in a small basket, cage or box. For animals on a lead, a Pet Supplement costs €3 for a single trip. If your pet is in a small basket, cage or box that is smaller than 30 x 55 x 30 cm, you do not need to pay for a Pet Supplement. Finally, your pet is not allowed to sit on the seats or tables.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Passengers with reduced mobility should directly contact SNCB to make use of their free assistance service. You can take your wheelchair on board the train for free, regardless of whether or not you use the SNCB's free assistance service. If you are blind or partially sighted, you can take the train for free in 2nd class.

Cheap train tickets from Tilff to Brussels Central

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Tilff to Brussels Central by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Tilff to Brussels Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Tilff to Brussels Central take?

The average journey time by train between Tilff and Brussels Central is 1 hour and 20 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Tilff and Brussels Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Tilff to Brussels Central is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Tilff to Brussels Central?

No, there are no direct train services from Tilff to Brussels Central. Travelling from Tilff to Brussels Central by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Tilff to Brussels Central leave?

The first train from Tilff to Brussels Central leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Tilff to Brussels Central leave?

The last train from Tilff to Brussels Central leaves at 22:23. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Tilff and Brussels Central by train?

Trains travelling from Tilff to Brussels Central cover a distance of around 57 miles (92 km) during the journey.

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