There are 12 ways to get from Liverpool to Lille by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est

$165 - $326

Cheapest option

Train to Manchester, fly to Ostend, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Ostend (OST) MAN - OST
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille

$68 - $361

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$75 - $105

Train, bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  3. Take the bus from London to Lille 814

$115 - $181

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 15 min

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

$249 - $283

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$102 - $149

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$106 - $319

Train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$76 - $307

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$129 - $406

Train to Manchester, fly to Antwerp, train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Antwerp (ANR) MAN - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe

$164 - $530

Fly Liverpool to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 25 min

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

$93 - $418

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$129 - $805

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Lille is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £80 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Lille is to train which costs £120 - £250 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Lille. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Lille via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Lille. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Lille is 322 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Lille without a car is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £120 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Liverpool to Lille, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Lille bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Lille train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Lille is 1 h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 7:20 PM in Liverpool and 8:20 PM in Lille.

Map of how to get from Liverpool to Lille.
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  • Distance: 322.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Lille via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Manchester to Ostend
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 London to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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