There are 10 ways to get from Karlsruhe 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 33 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv

$137 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Luxembourg
  4. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  5. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille

$25 - $46

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brussels North
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Tournai Intercity

$69 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Lille 335.7 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL

$97 - $420

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$151 - $391

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$147 - $426

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$105 - $324

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$90 - $308

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$135 - $412

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to Lille via Strasbourg in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlsruhe to Lille via Strasbourg, Metz, Luxembourg, and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $41
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$115 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$115 - $130
1st Class
$140 - $230
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $50
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Tournai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Karlsruhe to Lille?

The distance between Karlsruhe and Lille is 424 km. The road distance is 537 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille?

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille?

The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille is to train and fly which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 80€ - 350€.

Is there a direct train between Karlsruhe and Lille?

No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Lille. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Lille Europe via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Karlsruhe and Lille?

No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe to Lille. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Lille via Strasbourg, Metz, Luxembourg and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Karlsruhe to Lille?

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Karlsruhe to Lille, including transfers.