There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Est

$116 - $240

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. EDI - CRL

$86 - $266

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$250 - $396

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 50 min

  1. National Express

$89 - $121

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 20 min

$284 - $333

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 25 min

$136 - $196

Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. EDI - BRU

$104 - $341

Fly Edinburgh to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. EDI - CDG

$95 - $266

Train to Newcastle, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. NCL - BRU

$133 - $464

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. EDI - AMS

$135 - $326

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Lille via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras International in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Lille is 722 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Lille is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £65 - £95 and takes 14 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Lille is to fly and train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs £75 - £260.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Lille. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Lille. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Lille via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Edinburgh to Lille, including transfers.