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There are 6 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 12 min

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

$116 - $324

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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 43 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

Train  •  5 h 26 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$114 - $185

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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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Lille. Services depart three times a day, 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 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 26 min and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 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 26 min and costs 95€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 59 min.

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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 12 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 Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 5 h 26 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
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, 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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