There are 12 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  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Est

$120 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. National Express

$30 - $40

10 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  7 h 2 min

$123 - $181

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. 1920

$45 - $80

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 47 min

$230 - $257

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 47 min

$80 - $122

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 38 min

  1. BRU - BHX

$93 - $354

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 31 min

  1. CDG - BHX

$84 - $308

Train to Brussels, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. BRU - EMA

$138 - $784

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 58 min

  1. AMS - BHX

$133 - $322

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. BRU - MAN

$144 - $377

Train, train to Antwerp, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 17 min

  1. ANR - BHX

$90 - $496

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 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Birmingham via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
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 to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Mortsel-Oude-God
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lille and Birmingham is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Birmingham is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Lille to Birmingham is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 100€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct train from Lille to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Birmingham New Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Lille to Birmingham, including transfers.