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Of the 25 bus that leave Lille for Paris every day 25 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 204 km distance in an average of 3h 28m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 1h 45m .
The slowest bus will take 4h 45m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Lille to Paris will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 7 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£2|
|Buses depart from:||Lille|
|Bus arrives in:||Paris|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, Eurolines France, Bla Bla Bus|
The journey from Lille to Paris is a popular one for bus travel in France. Buses from Lille to Paris, operated by iDBus, run throughout the week and do so with several departures each day starting in the early morning and ending in the evening. The direct route takes approximately 3 hours, with iDBus facilities including toilet facilities, Wi-Fi and EU electrical outlets.
Return buses from Paris to Lille are also available.
Buses depart from the Lille Europe Station, which is centrally located in the Place Francois Mitterrand. Lille Station is both a bus and railway station, with two Metro lines and several bus routes connecting it with the city centre and suburbs. Lille also has two tramlines and a local cable train service which runs from the city to the nearby towns of Roubaix and Tourcoing. In the evenings and overnight, a network of night buses, known as Clair de Lune, and taxis are available for late connections to the bus station.
Paris is one of the most beautiful and romantic of European cities, with many iconic monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral, as well as world-class museums like the Louvre, the Pompidou Centre and the Musee d'Orsay. Paris also has a reputation for its night-life, including the vibrant Moulin Rouge and its many Michelin star restaurants. iDBus buses arrive at the Gare Paris Bercy, or Paris Bercy Station, which is just a short walk from the River Seine and the city centre. The best way to explore Paris is on foot, but it has an excellent Metro system with 16 lines, covering all parts of the city and suburbs. A Metro stop connects the bus station to the rest of the network at stop, Bercy. Paris buses are very tourist-friendly and allow visitors to see more of the city than the Metro. For late night travel within the city, night buses, or Noctiliens, run throughout the night and taxi ranks are available at Gare Paris Bercy.