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There are 9 ways to get from Lille to Birmingham by train, bus and ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$99 - $249

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$68 - $94

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Train via London Marylebone  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill

$122 - $242

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 51m

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

$227 - $253

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 2m

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

$79 - $122

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  4h 50m

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

$100 - $356

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Birmingham  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX

$83 - $307

Train to Brussels, fly to East Midlands, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to East Midlands (EMA) BRU - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$145 - $785

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$145 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Birmingham is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 7h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Birmingham is to train which costs 85€ - 220€ and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Europe and arriving at Birmingham New Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Lille and Birmingham is 400 km.

The best way to get from Lille to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs 85€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Lille to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Lille to Birmingham bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lille station.

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Lille to Birmingham train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Gare de Lille Europe station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 249.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

You can take a train from Lille to Birmingham via London St. Pancras International and London Euston in around 3h 12m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Lille to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Lille. It is currently 5:14 PM in Lille and 4:14 PM in Birmingham.

Lille to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Brussels Airlines and KLM offer flights from Brussels Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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