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There are 8 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Lille by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$131 - $163

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Bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...

$36 - $109

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Bus, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...

$52 - $86

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

$95 - $417

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 33 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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$102 - $356

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 14 min

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

$142 - $372

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 58 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

$88 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille is to bus and train which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe to Lille. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Lille via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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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 31 min.

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Karlsruhe to Lille, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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Karlsruhe to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Lille is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 110€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 10 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Lille.
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  • Distance: 264.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlsruhe to Lille via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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 Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
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
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
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 Karlsruhe to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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 FR
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$42
High
$48
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Karlsruhe to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Karlsruhe to Lille train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Lille is 537 km. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Lille.

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Hop! offers flights from Strasbourg Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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Book your Karlsruhe to Lille train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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