There are 5 ways to get from Dover to Lille by train, bus and ferry, bus, car train, car or car ferry

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  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Est

$54 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  2 h 40 min

$45 - $65

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1 h 49 min

$227 - $241

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 24 min

$40 - $57

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 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Lille via Calais in around 4 h 51 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 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
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
$175
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Lille is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Lille is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Lille is to Eurotunnel and drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £170 - £190.

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 32 min.

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.

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Dover to Lille, including transfers.