There are 3 ways to get from Maidstone to Lille by train, taxi, car train, car or car ferry

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  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...

$53 - $113

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  3 h 35 min

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

$48 - $71

1 alternative option

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$275 - $298

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Lille. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Lille Europe Eurostar via Ashford(Kent) Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and Lille is 120 miles.

The best way to get from Maidstone to Lille without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Maidstone to Lille, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Lille train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Maidstone East station.

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Lille is 1 h ahead of Maidstone. It is currently 1:36 AM in Maidstone and 2:36 AM in Lille.

Maidstone to Lille train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Lille Europe Eurostar station.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Lille.
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  • Distance: 119.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Lille via Ashford International and Ashford(Kent) Int. in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Eurostar
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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