There are 12 ways to get from Swansea 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  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est

$167 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M7
  3. Take the bus from London to Lille 814

$45 - $92

10 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille

$79 - $118

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 49 min

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

$254 - $285

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 58 min

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

$98 - $145

Train to Cardiff, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Paris CDG (CDG) CWL - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$121 - $348

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$155 - $466

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRS - CDG
  4. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe

$150 - $415

Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$186 - $498

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$233 - $513

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$189 - $533

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRS - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
  5. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar

$200 - $465

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Swansea to Lille via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Lille via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse), Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Golden Cross PH), Cardiff, Greyfriars Road GG (Park House), Cardiff, Kingsway, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, and London in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $90
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $200
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$71 - $73
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
FlixBus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Swansea to Lille?

The distance between Swansea and Lille is 501 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swansea to Lille?

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Lille is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 11 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Swansea to Lille?

The quickest way to get from Swansea to Lille is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs £110 - £260.

Is there a direct bus between Swansea and Lille?

No, there is no direct bus from Swansea to Lille. However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Lille via Cardiff Coach Station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 7 min.

How long does it take to get from Swansea to Lille?

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Swansea to Lille, including transfers.