There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Lille by train, bus, night bus, car 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.

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Train via Strasbourg  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv

$174 - $235

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Night bus, bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich to Strasbourg 108
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Lille 770

$45 - $80

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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv

$188 - $240

Bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Lille

$63 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lille 447.4 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL

$108 - $355

Fly Geneva to Lille Lesquin  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) GVA - LIL

$79 - $1,215

Fly Basel to Brussels, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$83 - $320

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL

$105 - $431

Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$84 - $251

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe

$121 - $366

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Lille. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Lille Europe via Zürich HB, Basel SBB and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Lille is 571 km. The road distance is 715.9 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Lille without a car is to train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Switzerland to Lille, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Lille train services, operated by TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Lille is to train which takes 6 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Switzerland to Lille train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Lille is 716 km. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Switzerland to Lille.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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  • Distance: 356.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Lille via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, and Strasbourg in around 6 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lille via Zürich HB, Zurich, Paris, and Paris Gallieni in around 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $75
First
$90 - $110
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $75
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
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
Night bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Lille
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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