The cheapest buses from London to Lille

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Cheapest

£27

Average

£30

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.

The average ticket from London to Lille will cost around £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 27.

2nd Cheapest
22:00London7h30 06:30Lille, Gare Europe
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£271One-way
20:30London13h50 11:20Lille, Gare Lille Europe
1 changes
£321One-way

Timetable London to Lille

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20:30London13h50 11:20Lille, Gare Lille Europe
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Sat
27 Nov
£114Eurostar
£24Flixbus
Sun
28 Nov
£95Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Mon
29 Nov
£105Eurostar
£23Union Ivkoni International
Tue
30 Nov
£87Eurostar
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
1 Dec
£95Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
2 Dec
£70Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
3 Dec
£134Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Sat
4 Dec
£105Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Sun
5 Dec
£70Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Mon
6 Dec
£105Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Tue
7 Dec
£70Eurostar
£30BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
8 Dec
£70Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
9 Dec
£94Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
10 Dec
£152Eurostar
£23Union Ivkoni International
Sat
11 Dec
£115Eurostar
£22Union Ivkoni International
Sun
12 Dec
£87Eurostar
£20Union Ivkoni International
Mon
13 Dec
£77Eurostar
£20Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£58Eurostar
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
15 Dec
£63Eurostar
£138BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
16 Dec
£87Eurostar
£78BlaBlaCar Bus

The fastest buses from London to Lille

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Fastest Journey

7 h 30 m

Average

10 h 40 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

243 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Lille every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 243 km distance in an average of 10 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 13 h 50 m 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.

2nd Fastest
22:00London7h30 06:30Lille, Gare Europe
0 changes
£271One-way
20:30London13h50 11:20Lille, Gare Lille Europe
1 changes
£321One-way

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Coach Information to Lille from London

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£27 (€31)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International or National Express

Coaches from London to Lille cover the 150 miles (242 km) long route taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.

Coach companies

Travel with FlixBus and National Express between London and Lille

Travel between London and Lille from £20 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

FlixBus
National Express

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.

  • Average Price: £24

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from London to Lille, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Coach from London to Lille

Taking the bus from London to Lille is a relaxing and cost-effective way of making the journey. All routes are direct and include a crossing of the English Channel either by ferry or Eurotunnel train. The overall journey time varies from five hours 45 minutes to approximately 6.5 hours with departures starting in the early morning. There are then up to six further coaches until the last departure which is mid-evening. The route is operated mainly by BlaBlaBus or FlixBus while Union Ivkoni International has one departure on some days of the week. All buses leave from London Victoria Coach Station and routes terminate at Lille Gare Europe.

How long is the journey by bus from London to Lille?

The bus from London to Lille takes from just under six hours to around 6.5 hours. Routes are direct but include a crossing of the English Channel either through the Eurotunnel or by ferry.

How many coaches are there from London to Lille?

There are up to six daily departures of buses from London to Lille. These are spread throughout the day from early morning until mid-evening.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Lille?

Departure bus station: The bus from London to Lille starts its journey at London Victoria Coach Station which is located approximately half a mile from London Victoria Train Station. They are both within walking distance of many city attractions and hotels. Both stations are part of Transport for London's extensive network of local buses, regional and local trains and Underground services. Among the facilities at London Victoria Coach Station are car parking, a taxi rank, car hire desks, tourist information, a ticket office and automatic ticket machines, luggage storage services, toilets and showers, waiting areas and ATMs. There is also a range of cafes and kiosk shops. Further shops, cafes and services can be found at the train station or in the surrounding streets. Accessible toilets are available at the coach station and all areas have step-free access via lifts.

Arrival bus station: Bus routes from London to Lille terminate at Lille Gare Europe. This large and busy station is centrally located in Lille and within an easy walk of many of the city's tourist attractions. It is also part of Lille's transport network of local buses, local trains and Metro services. Facilities at Lille Gare Europe include car parking, a taxi rank, car hire desks, a ticket office and automatic ticket machines, left luggage storage, ATMs, wifi and a good choice of shops and places to eat and drink including an Irish pub. Lille Gare Europe is fully adapted for passengers with limited mobility and has accessible toilets, step-free access to all areas via lifts and escalators. Ramps and extra assistance are available on request.

Which coach providers travel from London to Lille?

Bus routes from London to Lille are operated by FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and Union Ivkoni International.

 FlixBus London to Lille

The international transport provider FlixBus operates at least three daily buses from London to Lille. The first departure is in the morning and the last bus leaves mid-evening. Journey times range from five hours 45 minute to 6.5 hours.

BlaBlaBus London to Lille

BlaBlaBus (formerly known as Ouibus) operates numerous coach routes across Europe. There are one or two daily BlaBlaBus departures from London to Lille with a journey time of approximately 6.5 hours. On days with two departures, these are early morning and late at night. Where there is only one departure a day, this is late at night.

Union Ivkoni International London to Lille

Union Ivkoni International is a Bulgarian transport provider which operates one bus from London to Lille on some days of the week. This takes approximately six hours. It leaves late at night and arrives early the following morning.

London to Lille Coach: Services on Board

All three providers have a modern fleet of coaches with comfortable seating and generous legroom. Only standard tickets are available although seat reservations can be made in advance. There is ample room in the hold for suitcases while smaller luggage can be stored in overhead luggage racks or under seats. All three providers allow the carriage of foldable bicycles in the hold. There is a charge for this and the service must be booked in advance. While Union Ivkoni International and BlaBlaBus allow certified service animals onboard, no animals are permitted on FlixBus routes. Facilities on FlixBus and BlaBlaBus coaches include toilets, wifi and power sockets. None of these facilities is available on the Union Ivkoni International service although more frequent comfort stops are made. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in holds and where possible further assistance is offered to passengers with limited mobility.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from London, United Kingdom to Lille, France?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lille, France by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
  • Health declaration required

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

All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Lille from London as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lille, France to London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return coach to London, United Kingdom from Lille is: Partially open.

Is my return coach into London from Lille restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lille?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 25/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest coach from London to Lille?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Lille from London for as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from London to Lille?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Lille coach prices are on average £27  one way.
What is the distance to Lille from London by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Lille from London via coach to be approximately 150 miles (242 km).
How long is the coach journey to Lille from London?
While the time it takes to travel 150 miles (242 km) from London to Lille can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to Lille is on average 6 h 25 min.
What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Lille?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.

Where is the coach station in London? Where is the coach station in Lille?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival coach station, Lille, Gare Lille Europe, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre of Lille.

Which coach companies can take me between London and Lille?
If you're looking for coaches from London to Lille, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France, Ouibus, Union Ivkoni International or National Express to get you to Lille. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the London to Lille route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I book coach tickets from London to Lille to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from London to Lille is on average £27 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets to Lille from London available a few months in advance.