There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lille by train, bus, car 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  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$92 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus via Cologne  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille

$22 - $36

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille

$55 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Lille 322.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Brussels, train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$111 - $351

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 47 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

$96 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lille is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lille is to fly and train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 95€ - 310€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lille is 403 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lille, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Lille. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Lille. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Lille via Bruxelles Midi and Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Lille via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Cologne, and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 7 h 19 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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
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 - $69
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$59

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