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Duration 2h 49m
Distance 263.6 km
Average price 155€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leiden and Lille takes 2h 49m and the fastest train takes 2h 45m. The train service runs several times per day from Leiden to Lille. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Lille
3h 35m
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89€ - 361€

Leiden to Lille train times

Trains run twice daily between Leiden and Lille. The earliest departure is at 12:45 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Leiden is at 13:45 which arrives into Lille at 16:30. All services require a transfer at Rotterdam Centraal and take an average of 2h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leiden to Lille? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Lille. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Lille Europe via Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Leiden and Lille is 197 km. The road distance is 263.6 km.

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Leiden to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Leiden to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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There are 858+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Leiden and Lille?

Eurostar operates a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe twice daily. Tickets cost 80€ - 340€ and the journey takes 2h 2m.
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