There are 8 ways to get from Lille to London by train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$123 - $294

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to London 814 / ...

$22 - $60

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Bus and ferry  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$55 - $80

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 022 / ...

$26 - $37

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 56 min

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

$200 - $215

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$56 - $82

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$141 - $382

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

$128 - $306

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lille and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to London. However, there are services departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lille and London is 243 km.

The best way to get from Lille to London without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Lille to London, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lille to London is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to London.
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  • Distance: 151.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Lille to London via Paris Nord and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lille to London once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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London is 1 h behind Lille. It is currently 12:48 AM in Lille and 11:48 PM in London.

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

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British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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