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There are 4 ways to get from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe by train, night bus or car

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Train via Lille Flandres  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...

€27 - €55

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lille N803 / ...

€17 - €22

2 alternative options

Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe Tgv

€45 - €55

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe 217.5 km

€24 - €35

Gare du Nord to Lille Europe by train and walk

The journey time between Gare du Nord and Lille Europe is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 226 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 2m. Operated by TGV inOui and SNCF, the Gare du Nord to Lille Europe service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Lille Europe. Typically 66 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 8m
Fastest journey time:
1h 2m
Services per week:
66
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:45
Last service departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare du Nord to Lille Europe train and walk schedules

Gare du Nord → Lille Europe
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe is to night bus which costs €17 - €23 and takes 3h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe is to train via Lille Flandres which takes 1h 9m and costs €27 - €55.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Lille Flandres. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Gare du Nord and Lille Europe is 202 km. The road distance is 217.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe without a car is to train via Lille Flandres which takes 1h 9m and costs €27 - €55.

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The train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Gare du Nord to Lille Europe train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Nord station.

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Gare du Nord to Lille Europe train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare du Nord to Lille Europe is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Gare du Nord to Lille Europe.

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  • Distance: 202.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France and Lille Europe, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres every 2 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €55 and the journey takes 1h 2m. SNCF also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lille once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
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 Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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