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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Lille by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$181 - $220

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Night bus, bus  •  13 h 50 min

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

$43 - $76

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Train via Strasbourg  •  6 h 38 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

$164 - $224

Bus  •  12 h 12 min

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

$56 - $94

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lille 447.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$120 - $365

Fly Zurich to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$106 - $329

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  6 h 23 min

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

$128 - $478

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$115 - $380

Fly Zurich to Lille Lesquin  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) ZRH - LIL

$171 - $779

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Lille is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 80 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Lille is to fly and train which costs SFr 100 - SFr 330 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lille. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Lille via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Lille. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Lille Europe via Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lille is 540 km. The road distance is 715.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lille without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Zürich to Lille, including transfers.

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Zürich to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lille is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 12 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 800 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Lille.
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  • Distance: 337.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Lille, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Lille via Mulhouse Ville in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lille via Paris and Paris Gallieni in around 12 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Paris CDG, Nantes
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Lyon, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Nice, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Zurich to Lille Lesquin via Geneva, Nice
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
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
$50 - $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
3 h
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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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Zürich to Lille bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lille station.

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

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

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Brussels Airlines, FlexFlight ApS, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 613+ hotels available in Lille. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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