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There are 8 ways to get from Porto to Lille by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Lille Lesquin  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) OPO - LIL

44€ - 190€

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Brussels (BRU) OPO - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe

62€ - 472€

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Paris CDG (CDG) OPO - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe

91€ - 242€

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 18m

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

65€ - 210€

Bus, train  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Bayonne
  2. Take the train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...

180€ - 258€

Bus  •  28h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
  2. Take the bus from Guimaraes to Lille N1153

85€ - 107€

Train, night train  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...

207€ - 314€

Drive  •  16h 43m

  1. Drive from Porto to Lille 1793.5 km

210€ - 310€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lille is 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Porto to Lille is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 28h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Lille is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Lille. However, there are services departing from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal and arriving at Lille via Guimaraes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Lille. However, there are services departing from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas and arriving at Lille Flandres via Coimbra, Hendaye, Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 14m.

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The distance between Porto and Lille is 1385 km. The road distance is 1793.5 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Lille without a car is to bus and train which takes 20h 25m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Porto to Lille, including transfers.

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Porto to Lille bus services, operated by Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda., depart from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal station.

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Porto to Lille train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Lille is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 28h 5m.

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  • Distance: 1385.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Lille, France?

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Porto to Lille once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Lille via Guimarães and Guimaraes in around 28h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Lille Lesquin via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Flights from Porto to Lille Lesquin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 160€
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 160€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 380€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Porto to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Porto to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Porto to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Bayonne to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Vila Nova De Gaia-Devesas to Coimbra-B
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
8€ - 12€
Night train from Coimbra to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
60€ - 85€
Bus operators
Transportes Barquense
Phone
(+351) 258 454 303
Email
info@barquense.com
Website
barquense.pt
Bus from Porto to Bayonne
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Schedules at
barquense.pt
Arriva Portugal – Tranportes, Lda.
Phone
253 423 500
Email
geral@arriva.pt
Website
arriva.pt
Bus from Porto Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
arriva.pt
Transdev Portugal
Phone
225 100 100
Website
transdev.pt
Bus from Porto — Gonçalo Cristovão Terminal to Guimarães
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
transdev.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Guimaraes to Lille
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Porto to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Lille is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 9:44 PM in Porto and 10:44 PM in Lille.

Porto to Lille train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lille Flandres station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Lille is 1794 km. It takes approximately 16h 43m to drive from Porto to Lille.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Porto Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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There are 247+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Porto to Porto Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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