There are 4 ways to get from Lille to Dover by train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Dover Priory

£73 - £299

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lille, Europe to Dover 140 / ...

£8 - £20

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  2h 40m

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

£30 - £43

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1h 55m

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

£145 - £152

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Dover is to bus which costs 9€ - 23€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Dover is to train which costs 80€ - 350€ and takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille, Europe and arriving at Dover. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Dover. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Dover Priory via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Lille and Dover is 84 miles.

The best way to get from Lille to Dover without a car is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs 80€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Lille to Dover, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lille to Dover is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs 80€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 23€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Dover.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

You can take a train from Lille to Dover via Ashford International Eurostar and Ashford International in around 1h 48m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lille to Dover once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £20 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Blablabus also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£60 - £75
Standard Premier
£100 - £130
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille, Europe to Dover
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Dover
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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Lille to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Dover station.

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Dover is 1h behind Lille. It is currently 7:30 AM in Lille and 6:30 AM in Dover.

Lille to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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