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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lille by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

9€ - 24€

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Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

49€ - 122€

Train via Antwerp  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Kortrijk Ic

38€ - 90€

Rideshare  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Lille 178.1 miles

17€

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lille 179.1 miles

35€ - 55€

Fly, train  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

90€ - 272€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lille is to bus which costs 9€ - 24€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lille is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Lille. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lille. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Gare de Lille Europe via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lille is 231 km. The road distance is 286.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lille without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 9€ - 24€.

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The bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Amsterdam to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Lille train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lille is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 9€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 3h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Lille.
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  • Distance: 144.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lille, France?

Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Lille 3 times a day. Tickets cost 9€ - 13€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Lille via Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3h 31m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
75€ - 100€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 100€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
40€ - 100€
Premier
90€ - 120€
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
28€ - 50€
Premier
58€ - 59€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Amsterdam to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Gare de Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lille is 287 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Amsterdam to Lille.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 706+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at 57€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Lille. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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