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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Lille by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille

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Night bus  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille N815

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 25m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Lille

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 32m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Paris CDG (CDG) EDI - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe

Fly Glasgow to Brussels, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Brussels (BRU) GLA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Charleroi, shuttle  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Charleroi (CRL) EDI - CRL
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe

Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GLA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) EDI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

Glasgow to Lille by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Lille is around 9h 56m and covers a distance of around 908 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 47m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 46m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and Eurostar, the Glasgow to Lille service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Lille Europe. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 8m
Layover time:
3h 47m
Total time:
9h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 46m
Journey distance:
908 km
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€264
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Lille train and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Lille is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £22 - £50 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Lille is to bus and fly and train which costs £80 - £210 and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Lille. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Lille via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Lille. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Lille Europe via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 8m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Lille is 758 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Lille without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs £220 - £800.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Glasgow to Lille, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Lille bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Lille train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Lille.
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  • Distance: 757.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Lille via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Lille via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 15h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via London Gatwick, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €170
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €140
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€60 - €75
Standard Premier
€100 - €130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €45
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €45
Website
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €21
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€16 - €21
Low
€5
High
€18
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Glasgow to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Lille is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 8:47 AM in Glasgow and 9:47 AM in Lille.

Glasgow to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Hainan, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 242+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at €87 per night.

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