Come to Wallonia

Wallonia lies at the heart of Europe. Just a stone’s throw from home, we offer you the chance to explore typical villages, meet the people who live there and enjoy the local produce.

Are you wondering how to get to Wallonia? Nothing could be easier! Whatever means of transport you use (car, coach, train, plane), Wallonia is easily accessible.

By car

Thanks to a motorway network covering almost 900 kilometres, you can reach your destination quickly in Wallonia. Whether you are coming from Brussels, Flanders, France, the Netherlands or Germany, you will soon find yourself near your intended destination. On quieter roads, you will discover the beauty of the Walloon landscapes.

Indication of some distances by motorway between the main towns of Wallonia:

Road information

Traffic information: Touring Mobilis

By train

Our region has a dense railway network that will take you close to your gîte or your guest room free of care. In some cases, your hosts will even be pleased to welcome you at the nearest railway station. There are train services to Brussels from all European destinations.

To travel by train in Wallonia, you will find all the information you needs about stations, timetables and prices on the SNCB (Belgian Railway) website or by calling 00 32 (0)2 528 28 28 (accessible from 7.00 am to 9.30 pm, seven days a week).

  • TGV

The high-speed TGV train offers direct return journeys to Brussels from around thirty French towns and cities (Lille, Arras, Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, Charles de Gaulle airport, Marne-la-Vallée, Massy, Aix, Angoulême, Avignon, Valence, Poitiers, Nice, Montpellier, Marseille, Lyon and others). From Brussels, you can catch a connection to all stations in Wallonia.

Examples of direct routes to Brussels by TGV (indicative travel time)

Information and reservations: Voyages SNCF or TGV

  • Thalys International

Thalys is a high-speed train serving the cities of Charleroi, Liège, Mons, Namur and Brussels.

Travel times from Paris: Brussels 1h22 (25 daily trains, i.e. a departure every half an hour), Mons 1h15, Charleroi 1h45, Namur 2h20 and Liège 2h10.

Information and reservations: Thalys

  • Eurostar

You can also take the Eurostar to come to Belgium and to Wallonia. This train comes to Brussels Midi/Zuid station, from where you can catch a connection to all stations in Wallonia. Brussels is only a two-hour journey from London.

Information and reservations: Eurostar

  • ICE

This high-speed train directly from Germany goes to the cities of Brussels and Liège in Belgium. From these cities, you can catch a connection to all the towns and cities of Wallonia. Travel times from Cologne: Liège 1 hour and Brussels 1h45. Travel times from Frankfurt: Liège 2h15 and Brussels 3 hours.

Information and reservations: ICE

By plane

Belgium has three main airports, two of which are in Wallonia. Many airlines fly to Wallonia.

So you can choose to arrive at Brussels national airport or at one of the two regional airports (Charleroi and Liège) served by low-cost airlines (Ryanair, Wizz Air). From these airports you can take a train or a bus, or hire a car to reach your holiday destination quickly.

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