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There are 5 ways to get from Lille to Dover by bus and ferry, train, 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.

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Bus and ferry  •  2 h 40 min

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

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Dover Ouibus

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$126 - $263

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

$221 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Dover is to night bus which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Dover is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 190€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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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 Lille Flandres and arriving at Dover Priory via Paris Nord Eurostar and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Lille and Dover is 134 km.

The best way to get from Lille to Dover without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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The bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Lille to Dover train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Dover.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to Dover via Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
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
$171
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 Dover
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Dover is 1 h behind Lille. It is currently 2:16 AM in Lille and 1:16 AM in Dover.

Lille to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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