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There are 6 ways to get from Calais to Lille by train, bus and ferry, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres Calais Ville - Lille Flandres / ...

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille Ouibus

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Train via Calais-Fréthun  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Calais-Fréthun Boulogne Ville - Calais Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Boulogne Ville - Lille Europe / ...

$28 - $43

Bus and ferry  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille

$40 - $60

Rideshare  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the rideshare from Calais to Lille 68.2 miles

$9

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Calais to Lille 68.5 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Lille is to bus which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Lille is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calais and arriving at Lille. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Calais Ville and arriving at Gare de Lille Flandres. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Calais and Lille is 92 km. The road distance is 109.5 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Lille without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs 18€ - 26€.

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The train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres takes 1h 19m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Calais to Lille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Lille train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Lille is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs 18€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Lille.
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  • Distance: 57.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

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

SNCF operates a train from Calais to Lille hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1h 19m. inOui TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Calais to Lille 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Train operators
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Calais Ville to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$10 - $16
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Calais Ville to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $23
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Calais to Lille train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Lille is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Calais to Lille.

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There are 631+ 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 Calais and Lille. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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