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

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 45 min

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

$54 - $109

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Dover Ouibus

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  2 h 40 min

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

$45 - $65

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 39 min

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

$39 - $57

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 53 min

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

$218 - $235

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Lille and Dover is 134 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Lille to Dover, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at Folkestone/Dover. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Dover. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Europe and arriving at Dover Priory via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Lille to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Dover.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to Dover via Ashford International Station and Ashford International in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
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 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$90 - $110
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
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
$168
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
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lille to Dover
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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