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There are 5 ways to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys

$75 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille Ouibus

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille 803 / ...

$14 - $22

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille 146.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$107 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille is to bus which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport and arriving at Lille via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) and Lille is 175 km. The road distance is 234.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 65€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille, including transfers.

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 65€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille.
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  • Distance: 109.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam Airport (RTM), Netherlands and Lille, France?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille 5 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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 The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Lille.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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