There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Lille by train, bus, rideshare, car 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  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe Tgv

$120 - $140

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lille Ouibus

$24 - $35

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Rideshare  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Lille 431 miles

$52

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Lille 431.6 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Lille Lesquin  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL

$77 - $307

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$97 - $307

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$92 - $294

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$115 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Lille is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Lille is to train which costs 105€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station station and arriving at Lille. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Lille Europe. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Lille is 559 km. The road distance is 690.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lille without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 105€ - 120€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Lyon to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lyon - Perrache Bus station.

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Lyon to Lille train services, operated by TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lille is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 105€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 9 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Lille.
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  • Distance: 349.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

TGV operates a train from Lyon to Lille every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Lyon to Lille 4 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
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
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 Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
Bus operators
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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 Lyon to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$52
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lyon to Lille bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lille station.

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Lyon to Lille train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Lille is 691 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Lyon to Lille.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Lille. 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 Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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