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There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Lille by train, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or car train

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$54 - $114

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Lille

$39 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille

$45 - $65

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1 h 49 min

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

$223 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Lille is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Lille is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Lille. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Lille. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via Ashford(Kent) Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Dover and Lille is 84 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Lille without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Dover to Lille, including transfers.

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Dover to Lille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover to Lille train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dover to Lille.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Lille via Ashford International and Ashford(Kent) Int. in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Eurostar
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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Lille is 1 h ahead of Dover. It is currently 4:20 AM in Dover and 5:20 AM in Lille.

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

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