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There are 9 ways to get from Marseille to Lille by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lille Europe Tgv

$180 - $200

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Bus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Lille Ouibus

$30 - $50

7 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Lille 625.4 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Marseille to Lille Lesquin  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) MRS - LIL

$57 - $334

Fly Marseille to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) MRS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$87 - $324

Fly Marseille to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Paris Orly (ORY) MRS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres

$105 - $312

Train to Nice, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) NCE - LIL

$103 - $274

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL

$128 - $360

Fly Marseille to Brussels, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Brussels (BRU) MRS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$96 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Lille is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Lille is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station station and arriving at Lille. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Lille Europe. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Lille is 834 km. The road distance is 1000.6 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Lille without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 150€ - 180€.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lille Europe takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Marseille to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station.

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Marseille to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Lille is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 150€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Lille.
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  • Distance: 521.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Lille, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Marseille to Lille 4 times a day. Tickets cost $180 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Lille 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Calvi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Marseille to Paris Orly via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Nice to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Marseille to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Marseille to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Marseille to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lille station.

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Marseille to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Lille is 1001 km. It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to drive from Marseille to Lille.

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Ryanair and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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There are 613+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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