There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$111 - $319

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Lille 328

$40 - $55

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$85 - $321

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam (AMS) FRA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe

$138 - $355

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$109 - $180

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille

$61 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille 316.1 miles

$65 - $100

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Lille. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Gare de Lille Europe via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lille is 396 km. The road distance is 505.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille.
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  • Distance: 247.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussels - Midi in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille 5 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Gare de Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille is 506 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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