|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||£46 (€52)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys, TGV or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Lille cover the 171 miles (275 km) long route taking on average 5 h 1 min with our travel partners like Thalys, TGV or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £46, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Lille Flandres.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Lille from £46. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Lille in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Cologne and Lille on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne to Lille is 171 miles (275 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Lille start at £46.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Lille, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 19/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Lille before travelling.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 19/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Lille.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. 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 Köln Hbf to Lille Flandres.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Lille Flandres, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Lille.
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