There are 12 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 - $199

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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 35 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Luton
  2. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus from London to Lille 814

$102 - $150

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 50 min

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

$243 - $275

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 36 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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$113 - $328

Fly Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam (AMS) LBA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe

$140 - $395

Train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 5 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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$150 - $802

Train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 31 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 Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$83 - $316

Train to Manchester, fly to Ostend, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Ostend (OST) MAN - OST
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille

$75 - $370

Train to Manchester, fly to Antwerp, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Antwerp (ANR) MAN - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe

$171 - $539

Train to Humberside, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Hull
  2. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Amsterdam (AMS) HUY - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe

$185 - $707

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 - £160 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 - £160.

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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 15 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Humberside to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Manchester to Ostend
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
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 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Hull
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 10:29 PM in Leeds and 11:29 PM in Lille.

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

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Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 593+ 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 36 min and costs £4.

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