There are 5 ways to get from Lille to Folkestone 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 32 min

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

$52 - $107

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$24 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  4 h 10 min

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

$51 - $73

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 34 min

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

$186 - $193

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 56 min

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

$41 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Folkestone is to night bus which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Folkestone is to train which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lille and Folkestone is 142 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Lille to Folkestone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Folkestone station. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Folkestone, Bus Station via Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Folkestone. However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Europe and arriving at Folkestone Central via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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

You can take a train from Lille to Folkestone via Ashford International Station and Ashford International in around 1 h 32 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Folkestone Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
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
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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