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Train Information to Lille from Barcelona

distanceDistance639 miles (1030 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Barcelona to Lille cover the 639 miles (1030 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Lille Flandres.

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Trains from Barcelona to Lille
Travel by train 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 Barcelona to Lille.
Is travel by train currently allowed from Barcelona, Spain to Lille, France?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Lille, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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 03/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Barcelona to Lille as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Barcelona, Spain from Lille, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lille to Barcelona is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 02/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lille to Barcelona train here.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Lille by train?
The train distance from Barcelona to Lille is around 639 miles (1030 km).
How long does it take from Barcelona to Lille by train?
The Barcelona to Lille train duration is on average 17 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 639 miles (1030 km) to Lille from Barcelona. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Barcelona to Lille do I depart from? Which Lille train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Lille, your train can arrive in train stations including Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Lille Flandres.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Lille?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Barcelona Sants, located approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city centre of Barcelona. The most popular arrival train station in Lille, called Lille Flandres, is located around 0.6 miles (895 m) away from its city centre.

How many train services are there between Barcelona and Lille a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Lille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona Sants is the most popular Barcelona railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Barcelona for your journey to Lille.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17