There are 7 ways to get from Brighton to Lille by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$74 - $172

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Train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Lille 814 / ...

$39 - $79

5 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$64 - $92

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$206 - $222

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$62 - $90

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe

$166 - $416

Fly London Gatwick to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$78 - $242

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Lille. However, there are services departing from Brighton, Preston Circus and arriving at Lille via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Lille. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Lille is 141 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Lille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Brighton to Lille, including transfers.

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Brighton to Lille bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton, Preston Circus station.

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Brighton to Lille train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brighton to Lille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lille station.

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Lille is 1 h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 9:55 PM in Brighton and 10:55 PM in Lille.

Map of how to get from Brighton to Lille.
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  • Distance: 141.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Brighton to Lille via London St Pancras International LL and London St. Pancras International in around 3 h 44 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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