There are 10 ways to get from Lille to Southampton by bus and ferry, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus and ferry, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central

$84 - $151

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Bus, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to London 814 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$51 - $101

8 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$66 - $92

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 56 min

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

$218 - $240

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 13 min

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

$70 - $107

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 23 min

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

$88 - $357

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Southampton  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Southampton (SOU) AMS - SOU

$132 - $311

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$170 - $426

Train to Brussels, fly to Bristol, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bristol (BRS) BRU - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$158 - $422

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  3. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$154 - $357

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Lille and Southampton is 315 km.

The best way to get from Lille to Southampton without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Lille to Southampton, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lille to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Southampton is 1 h behind Lille. It is currently 10:18 AM in Lille and 9:18 AM in Southampton.

Air France and Flybe offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 197 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

There is no direct connection from Lille to Southampton. However, you can take the bus and ferry to London Victoria, take the walk to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, take the line 170 bus to Clapham Junction Grant Road, take the walk to Clapham Junction, then take the train to Southampton Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lille to Southampton via London, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd, and London Waterloo in around 7 h 44 min.

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
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Southampton via Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$44 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
$55 - $70
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 - $35
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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