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Overview: Train from Lille to Bristol

distanceDistance251 miles (405 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Lille to Bristol cover the 251 miles (405 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 39 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Lille and Bristol?

Travel by train between Lille, France and Bristol, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bristol 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lille and Bristol closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from United Kingdom by train?

Return travel from United Kingdom to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lille from Bristol?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

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

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

Last checked on 06/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lille from Bristol.

How far is it from Lille to Bristol by train?
The Lille to Bristol train distance is approximately 251 miles (405 km).
How many hours does it take from Lille to Bristol by train?
On average the train from Lille to Bristol duration is 6 h 39 min  for the 251 miles (405 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Lille goes to Bristol? Which train station do I come into Bristol from Lille?

Omio customers book a train from Lille Flandres   to Bristol Temple Meads   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Lille train station to Bristol? Where is the Bristol train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Lille Flandres, is located 0.6 miles (895 m) from the city centre of Lille.

The most popular arrival train station, Bristol Temple Meads, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Bristol.

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lille
Bristol
The major railway station for departures from Lille is Lille Flandres. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Lille Flandres for your trip from Lille to Bristol.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sat: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 30
Public transport options for Lille Flandres
Metro lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: CIT1, CIT2, 86, 88, 12, L91, L91 Express, 51, 10, 50, 14, 56
Tram lines: R, T
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Hauts-de-France, INTERCITED
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 892353535
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe
Metro lines: 2
Tram lines: R, T
Bus lines: 12, 16, 18, 35, 36, 51, 86, 88, L5, L90, L91, Charleroi Airport shuttle
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, TER GV, Eurostar, Thalys

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