Lille to London train

Cheap train tickets from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£208

Average

£269

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.

Cheapest
21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras
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£2081One-way
19:35Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:57London St Pancras
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£2991One-way
18:36Lille, Lille Europe1h21 18:57London St Pancras
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£2991One-way

Train schedule Lille to London

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18:36Lille, Lille Europe1h21 18:57London St Pancras
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19:35Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:57London St Pancras
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21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras
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Fastest train times from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

243 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Lille for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
18:36Lille, Lille Europe1h21 18:57London St Pancras
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£2991One-way
19:35Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:57London St Pancras
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£2991One-way
21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras
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£2081One-way

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Overview: Train from Lille to London

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£163 (€182)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTGV or Eurostar

Trains from Lille to London cover the 150 miles (242 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like TGV or Eurostar. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £163, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £109. Travellers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Eurostar trains Lille to London

For as little as £109 you can travel by train from Lille to London with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Lille and London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to London from Lille, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Train information from Lille to London with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 24 min
  • Average Price: £109
  • Eurostar frequency: 6 a day

Trains from Lille to London

The journey from Lille to London is fast and direct. There are services at regular intervals throughout the day, from early morning until late in the evening. Trains run seven days a week. All of these journeys are direct and the journey time is never more than 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Lille to London?

Services from Lille to London are operated exclusively by Eurostar, as a non-stop high-speed service between the two cities. No changes are required. Whilst onboard, passengers can expect catering services, comfortable seating and Wi-Fi.

How long is the train from Lille to London?

The rail journey between Lille and London is a fast one. The minimum time these services take is just over 1 hour and 20 minutes. All these journeys are direct ones with no necessity for a change of trains. The longest journey time is just over 1 hour and 30 minutes in duration.

How many trains are there from Lille to London?

Eight trains run from Lille to London daily. There's a service at least every two hours. Early on weekday mornings, there's an hour between the first two train services, with hourly services offered on weekday evenings too, before a final late-night service. Weekend services begin slightly later in the morning, with hourly journeys offered from late afternoon to early evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lille to London?

Departure train station: Lille Europe is the departure point for all trains from Lille to London. The station is a short walk from the city centre and is well served by bus and Metro services. There are cafes, a bureau de change, cafes, toilets and cash machines, along with left luggage facilities and a ticket office.

Arrival train station: London St Pancras International is the arrival point for rail journeys from Lille to London. St Pancras is within walking distance of London's West End. The London Underground is directly linked to the station served by the Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria lines. Buses and taxis depart from just outside. There's a wide range of shops and cafes, toilets, ticket offices as well as cash machines and left luggage facilities.


Eurostar trains from Lille to London

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to London train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from Lille to London more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the Lille to London train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from Lille to London

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from Lille to London.

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FAQs

Travel by train between Lille, France and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is international entry into London from Lille restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

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

The above information was last checked on 28/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lille and London closer to your date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return train to Lille, France from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lille from London restricted?

International entry 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 London?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

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:

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

Last checked on 28/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lille from London closer to your date of departure here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Lille to London for the next 7 days starting from £109  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lille to London train price to come in at an average of £163  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Lille via train to be approximately 150 miles (242 km).
While the time it takes to travel 150 miles (242 km) to London from Lille can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lille to London is on average 1 h 21 min.

There are a few train stations in Lille to start your journey from including Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Lille Flandres   and arrive in London Victoria.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Lille Flandres, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre of Lille. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city centre.

For the trip from Lille to London you can take a train with TGV or Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Lille to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day to London from Lille. If you’re looking for a direct train from Lille to London, consider travelling with Eurostar. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Lille to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Lille to London at 07: 30   or take the last train from Lille to London leaving at 19: 35. Look for the latest Lille London train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you book Lille to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £163. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Lille to London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lille
London
Lille Flandres is the most popular Lille 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 Lille for your journey to London.
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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