There are 3 ways to get from Eindhoven to Lille by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Lille 280 / ...

12€ - 26€

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Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Tgv / ...

52€ - 389€

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Lille 212.1 km

28€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven to Lille is to bus which costs 12€ - 26€ and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven to Lille is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eindhoven and arriving at Lille. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Lille. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Centraal and arriving at Lille Europe via Breda and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Eindhoven and Lille is 192 km. The road distance is 212.1 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Lille without a car is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs 12€ - 26€.

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The bus from Eindhoven to Lille takes 3h 25m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Eindhoven to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Eindhoven station.

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Eindhoven to Lille train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Eindhoven Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven to Lille.
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  • Distance: 191.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Lille, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Eindhoven to Lille 6 times a week. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h 25m. Eurolines FR also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Eindhoven to Lille via Breda and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 29m.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Breda to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Eindhoven, JFK to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Lille is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs 12€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 390€ and takes 4h 29m.

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Eindhoven to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Eindhoven to Lille train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven to Lille is 212 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Eindhoven to Lille.

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