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There are 11 ways to get from Leeds to Lille by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$83 - $189

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$73 - $103

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Train, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the bus from London to Lille 814

$103 - $199

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 53 min

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

$241 - $274

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 9 min

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

$96 - $140

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$117 - $332

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$103 - $291

Train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$132 - $804

Train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$87 - $321

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$157 - $449

Fly Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$132 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Lille is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £80 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Lille is to train which costs £60 - £150 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Lille. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Lille via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Lille. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Lille is 295 miles.

The best way to get from Leeds to Lille without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs £60 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Leeds to Lille, including transfers.

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Leeds to Lille bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Lille train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Lille.
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  • Distance: 294.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Leeds to Lille via London Kings Cross and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 29 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Leeds to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Leeds to Lille bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lille station.

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Lille is 1 h ahead of Leeds. It is currently 7:32 PM in Leeds and 8:32 PM in Lille.

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

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Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 622+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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