Cologne to Lille coach

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Lille

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£18

Average

£23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:10Köln, Flughafen5h20 15:30Lille, Gare Europe
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£181One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:50Köln, Flughafen5h55 16:45Lille, Gare Europe
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£231One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:45Köln, Flughafen5h45 01:30Lille, Gare Europe
0 changes
£231One-way
15:01Köln, Hbf6h19 21:20Lille, Gare Europe
1 change
£301One-way

Bus Timetable Cologne to Lille

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10:10Köln, Flughafen5h20 15:30Lille, Gare Europe
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10:50Köln, Flughafen5h55 16:45Lille, Gare Europe
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15:01Köln, Hbf6h19 21:20Lille, Gare Europe
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19:45Köln, Flughafen5h45 01:30Lille, Gare Europe
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Bus times from Cologne to Lille

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

5 h 20 m

Average

5 h 49 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

276 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Cologne for Lille every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:10Köln, Flughafen5h20 15:30Lille, Gare Europe
0 changes
£181One-way
2nd Fastest
19:45Köln, Flughafen5h45 01:30Lille, Gare Europe
0 changes
£231One-way
10:50Köln, Flughafen5h55 16:45Lille, Gare Europe
0 changes
£231One-way
15:01Köln, Hbf6h19 21:20Lille, Gare Europe
1 change
£301One-way

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Overview: Coach from Cologne to Lille

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€21)
frequencyCoach frequency4 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 4 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Alsa, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Cologne to Lille cover the 171 miles (275 km) long route taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Alsa, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 4 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.

Coach companies: Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus Cologne to Lille

Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus coaches will get you from Cologne to Lille from £18. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
FlixBus
BlaBlaCar Bus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of coach services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your coach between Cologne and Lille. DB uses different types of coaches such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain coaches.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Coach information from Cologne to Lille with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 5 h 41 min
    • Average Price: £18
    • FlixBus frequency: 3 a day

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar, is a provider operating long-distance coach services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the coaches include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags per person.

    Coach information from Cologne to Lille with BlaBlaCar Bus:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 55 min
    • BlaBlaCar Bus frequency: 1 a day

    Travel Tips: Coach to Lille from Cologne

    Take the bus to Lille easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Lille.
    FAQs

    Travel between Cologne, Germany and Lille, France by coach is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Cologne?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Lille, France?

    When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Lille from Cologne before travelling.

    The restriction level for your return coach to Cologne, Germany from Lille is: Fully open.

    Is my return coach into Cologne from Lille restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lille?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Cologne from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Lille from Cologne for the next 7 days starting from £18  one way.
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Lille coach price to come in at an average of £19  one way.
    The distance to Lille from Cologne by coach is approximately 171 miles (275 km).
    On average the Cologne to Lille coach time is 5 h 20 min  covering the 171 miles (275 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When taking a coach from Cologne, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When you arrive in Lille, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Lille, Gare Lille Europe, Lille, Place Saint Hubert and Lille, Boulevard Victor Hugo (Total Access).

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Köln Hbf   to Lille, Gare Lille Europe.

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Cologne.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Lille, Gare Lille Europe, is located 2.5 miles (4 km) away from the city centre of Lille.

    For the journey from Cologne to Lille you can take a coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France, Deutsche Bahn, Alsa, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Lille from Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 4 direct coaches from Cologne to Lille per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    On average, there are 4 coaches a day from Cologne to Lille. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest coach for this route departs from Cologne at 05: 10. The last coach leaves from Cologne at 21: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Cologne to Lille and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book Cologne to Lille coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £19. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Lille from Cologne. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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