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There are 4 ways to get from Lille to London by train, 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lille to London Victoria Coach Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Lille to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Lille to London by train

The train journey time between Lille and London is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 166 miles. Operated by Eurostar, the Lille to London train service departs from Lille Europe and arrives in London St Pancras Intl. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

26 Weekly Trains
1h 27m Average Duration
£70 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Lille to London is to bus which costs €12 - €22 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to London is to train which costs €85 - €340 and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lille Europe and arriving at London St Pancras Intl. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Lille and London is 152 miles.

The best way to get from Lille to London without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €85 - €340.

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The train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl takes 1h 27m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Lille to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lille station.

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

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The best way to get from Lille to London is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €85 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €22 and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Lille to London.
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  • Distance: 151.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

Eurostar operates a train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Intl 4 times a day. Tickets cost £70 - £290 and the journey takes 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to London Victoria Coach Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £15 - £18 and the journey takes 7h 20m. Blablabus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Lille to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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Lille to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Lille. It is currently 2:43 PM in Lille and 1:43 PM in London.

Lille to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Intl station.

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