There are 7 ways to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$70 - $161

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Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Lille to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$28 - $58

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$68 - $93

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$203 - $218

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$57 - $83

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to London Gatwick (LGW) CDG - LGW

$66 - $208

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 15 min

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

$233 - $568

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs 55€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Gare de Lille Europe and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Lille and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 233 km.

The best way to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lille station.

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Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Gare de Lille Europe station.

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The best way to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Map of how to get from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 145.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London St. Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
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 - $69
Thameslink
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$55 - $70
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Ouibus
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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