There are 5 ways to get from Lille to Canterbury by train, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ashford International Station

$53 - $108

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$52 - $74

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 2 min

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

$239 - $256

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 6 min

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

$43 - $63

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Canterbury is to night bus which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Canterbury is to train which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Lille and Canterbury is 156 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Lille to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Lille and arriving at Canterbury. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Europe and arriving at Canterbury West via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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

Eurostar operates a train from Lille to Canterbury 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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