There are 6 ways to get from Lille to Amsterdam by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$85 - $120

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus / ...

$10 - $27

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Amsterdam Airport N803 / ...

$22 - $37

Rideshare  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Amsterdam 177.7 miles

$20 - $26

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Amsterdam 179.2 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h 26 min

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

$104 - $309

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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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 2 h 35 min and costs .

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The train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lille to Amsterdam is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lille to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 144.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Lille to Amsterdam 6 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lille to Amsterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Bus operators
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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 Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lille to Amsterdam Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lille to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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

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There are 2563+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $86 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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