There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Lille by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est

$78 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Lille Ouibus / ...

$36 - $59

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$65 - $93

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$216 - $237

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lille

$72 - $104

Fly Southampton to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$87 - $356

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe

$132 - $316

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe

$169 - $426

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Lille is to bus which costs £28 - £50 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Lille is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £190 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Lille is 197 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Southampton to Lille, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Lille. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Lille via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Lille via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Lille via Heathrow Central Bus Station, London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus
Ferry operators

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