There are 8 ways to get from Lille to Nice by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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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Fly from Lille Lesquin  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Nice (NCE) LIL - NCE

$68 - $223

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Marseille, Marseille St. Charles N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Nice

$41 - $114

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nice (NCE) BRU - NCE

$107 - $282

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Nice (NCE) ORY - NCE

$116 - $274

Train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville Tgv

$232 - $270

Bus Ouibus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$46 - $70

Rideshare  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Nice 723.7 miles

$89

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Nice 724.6 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Nice is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 18 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Nice is to fly which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Nice. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Nice via Marseille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Nice. However, there are services departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Nice Ville via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Lille and Nice is 833 km. The road distance is 1159.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Nice without a car is to train which takes 8 h 16 min and costs 190€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Lille to Nice, including transfers.

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Lille to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lille station.

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

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The best way to get from Lille to Nice is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs 55€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 230€ and takes 8 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 17 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Nice.
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  • Distance: 520.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and Nice, France?

easyJet and Hop! fly from Lille to Nice 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lille to Nice via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 16 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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 - $95
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $360
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
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Nice
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$89
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Lille to Nice bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Nice - Airport station.

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Lille to Nice train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Nice is 1159 km. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Lille to Nice.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Lille Lesquin Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3964+ hotels available in Nice. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lille and Nice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lille to Lille Lesquin Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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