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There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$61 - $105

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Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...

$10 - $27

4 alternative options

Train via Roosendaal  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Roosendaal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$49 - $79

Rideshare  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Amsterdam 177.7 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Lille to Amsterdam 179.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS

$103 - $308

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 9€ - 24€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Lille and Amsterdam is 231 km. The road distance is 286.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 50€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Lille to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Lille to Amsterdam train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Lille Europe Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 50€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 24€ and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 144.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Lille, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Lille to Amsterdam via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to Amsterdam every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $140
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Roosendaal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
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 Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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 Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Lille to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Amsterdam is 287 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Lille to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Lille to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2655+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lille and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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