Directions from Rotterdam to Lille

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Thalys / ...

$70 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$8 - $21

4 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Thalys / ...
  2. Est / ...

$73 - $123

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$10 - $15

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 141.1 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 48 min

  1. AMS - BRU

$95 - $341

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lille, France?

Thalys operates a train from Rotterdam to Lille twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Lille via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 3 h 16 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rotterdam to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam and Lille is 174 km. The road distance is 226 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Lille is to bus which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Lille is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 60€ - 85€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Lille Europe. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Lille. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

The train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.