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There are 8 ways to get from Bordeaux to Lille by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car, plane or subway

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres Tgv

$150 - $170

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lille Ouibus

$29 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille N743

$45 - $75

Rideshare  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Lille 499.4 miles

$60

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Lille 500.3 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Lille Lesquin  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) BOD - LIL

$62 - $262

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$87 - $302

Fly to Paris Orly, line 4 subway, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BOD - ORY
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Denfert-Rochereau to Gare du Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres

$105 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Lille is to night bus and bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Lille is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Lille. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Lille Flandres. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Lille is 699 km. The road distance is 800.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Lille without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 130€ - 150€.

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The train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres takes 4 h 47 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Bordeaux to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Lille is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 130€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Lille.
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  • Distance: 436.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Bordeaux to Lille 3 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Lille once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris CDG via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
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
Paris Metro
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Subway from Denfert-Rochereau to Gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ratp.fr
Bus operators
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Lille
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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 Bordeaux to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bordeaux to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Bordeaux to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Lille is 800 km. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from Bordeaux to Lille.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Lille bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 614+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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