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Cheap train tickets from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lille to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Eurostar
21:351h22
Lille-Europe
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£1301One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Eurostar
20:301h27
Lille-Europe
20:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£1431One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
18:351h25
Lille-Europe
19:00London St Pancras International (STP)
£1681One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
08:351h22
Lille-Europe
08:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£1681One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
15:301h27
Lille-Europe
15:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2041One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLille to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Eurostar
08:351h22
Lille-Europe
08:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
09:331h24
Lille-Europe
09:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
11:361h21
Lille-Europe
11:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
13:351h22
Lille-Europe
13:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
15:301h27
Lille-Europe
15:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
18:351h25
Lille-Europe
19:00London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
20:301h27
Lille-Europe
20:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Eurostar
21:351h22
Lille-Europe
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes

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Train times from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 23 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

243 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Lille for London every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Eurostar
11:361h21
Lille-Europe
11:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2041One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
08:351h22
Lille-Europe
08:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£1681One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
13:351h22
Lille-Europe
13:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2291One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Eurostar
21:351h22
Lille-Europe
21:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£1301One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
09:331h24
Lille-Europe
09:57London St Pancras International (STP)
£2291One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Lille to London

distanceDistance150 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£202 (€222)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar or Fjord Line

Trains from Lille to London cover the 150 miles long route taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or Fjord Line. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £67, but the average price of train tickets is £202. Travellers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in London Euston.

Train companies: Eurostar and Fjord Line trains Lille to London

Travel from Lille to London from £305 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar and Fjord Line! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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 from Lille to London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between Lille and London, 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).

Eurostar from Lille to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £305
  • Eurostar frequency: 7 a day

Train Lille London

 

Although Lille isn't the most well-known city in the country, it is a hidden gem worth visiting. London, on the other hand, is one of the most popular cities in the world, so it's not surprising that there are trains from Lille to London every day. Departures start in the morning and run regularly over the next 12 hours until the last train leaves in the evening. All of the routes are direct trips operated by the same train company and all have a similar travel time. The distance covered between these cities is around 241km (149 miles) and the average travel time for a Eurostar high-speed train from Lille to London is around 1h 21min. All services run between Lille Europe Station and London St Pancras International.

 

Lille to London Train Times: Daily Departures

 

You'll be glad to know there is a daily schedule for trains from Lille to London thanks to the popularity of London. All services between these cities are operated by the same company, Eurostar, and run between the same stations. The first departure usually happens around 9:30 a.m. every day and runs consistently throughout the day until around 9:30 p.m. The train schedule from Lille to London is consistent throughout the week, with around six operations a day, including Saturdays and Sundays. There are close to 420 trains a week. The easiest way to find the daily schedule is to choose your arrival and departure points at the top of this page, select the dates you want to travel on, and click on the search button. You'll be redirected to the results page with all of the consolidated information displayed and the ability to filter according to price, duration, and more.

 

Boarding your train Lille London

 

Lille Europe is the major station in the city and the only departure point for trains from Lille to London. The station can get busy, especially during the week, so try to arrive at least 45 minutes before your departure time. You'll need to go to the Eurostar terminal, located at the end of the north side of the concourse, by Hall 4. Keep your ticket handy to scan at the check-in gates and make your way through the metal detector and X-ray. Check-in is supposed to close 30 minutes before but often stays open until at least 15 minutes before your time of departure. Your train information will be displayed on the electronic notice boards above and will be announced on the board and over a loudspeaker when it arrives.

 

Where do trains from Lille to London depart and arrive?

Every train from Lille to London will depart from the same station and arrive at the same station. The departure station is Lille Europe Station, located northeast of the city centre, close to the Lille Europe Metro Station. It is the major station serving the city and the only calling point for the high-speed Eurostar train to London. The station is well-connected to the rest of the city through buses and taxis and is within walking distance of the metro station, which also connects to the rest of the city. Lille Europe is home to various amenities, including ATMs and toilets, and also has a mini supermarket where you can buy things for your trip.

The arrival station is London St Pancras International Station, which is one of the major stations serving London and the main station hub for services operated by Eurostar. It's also the only arrival station for trains to London from Lille. St Pancras is like an airport for railway travel and is home to a wide array of amenities and facilities from shops to restaurants to currency exchange and more. It's also well-connected to the rest of the city through various modes of transport, including buses, taxis, trains, and the Metro line.

 

When is the best time to book your train ticket Lille London?

   

Because these services are all operated by the same train company and run along the same route, the pricing is pretty consistent. Operations in the morning tend to be the most expensive, while the last train in the evening is often the cheapest. The first train in the morning is usually the slowest and most expensive route. If you're looking for the cheapest train to London from Lille, consider booking the last train on a Saturday evening, as it's generally the cheapest but also one of the fastest services. If you're hoping to see the best of London, consider visiting over the weekend and booking a ticket for late Friday evening or early Saturday morning. London comes alive during the weekends.

 

What to see between Lille and London?

 

As these routes are all direct trips between the cities, there isn't an opportunity to hop off somewhere else and explore other parts of the country, but there are a few things worth noting along the way, in case you visit at a later stage. One of the first things you might catch sight of before leaving Lille is the Ferme du Mont Garin on the way to Le Grand Logis. You'll round a corner to the left and head towards Premesques, which is home to the Chateau de Premesques. Just after passing between Watten and Holque, the Le Blockhaus d'Eperlecques tourist attraction will be on your left and the Golf du Bois de Ruminghem course shortly after on your right. The Chapelle Catholique relique Saint-Louis de Guémy will be off in the distance to your left as you round the corner running past Louches and on towards the Dover Strait, which you'll cross before getting into the UK. The first piece of land you'll pass through is the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) as you head on up past Ashford and Kennington. You will pass by Leeds Castle and Go Ape Leeds Castle before heading up further and heading past Maidstone, home to the Maidstone Museum. After you cross between Northfleet and Swanscombe, you'll cross the famous River Thames and head on up through Purfleet. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is in Stratford along the way, and Camley Street Natural Park is one of the last things you'll see before arriving.

Information on London St Pancras International Station

 

London St Pancras International Station is one of the biggest and busiest of all the major stations in the city and the calling point for the Eurostar train from France. This station is a Grade 1 listed building and, alongside being the terminal serving Eurostar routes to Brussels, Paris, and Amsterdam, serves as the terminus for Midland mainline services between Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, and Sheffield. Croydon, Brighton, and Gatwick airport are all connected to the station via the underground platforms operated by Thameslink. It's located a short distance north of the city centre and well-connected to the rest of London via trains, buses, and taxis. It's also home to various amenities like restaurants, cafes, retail stores, convenience stores, and more.

 

Night Trains Lille London

 

In recent years, the popularity of night trains has soared among passengers who appreciate the comfortable design and the chance to catch a few winks while travelling between cities. Unfortunately, due to this route being so short and operated by a high-speed rail network, there are no specific night trains available on these routes. There is at least one train travelling at night, which is often the trip with the least number of passengers, and just happens to be the cheapest option on most days.

 

Eurostar Lille to London

 

Eurostar is the primary and only provider for the train Lille - London and operates a regular daily service between the city. On any given day, there are at least six trains running from around 9:30 a.m. until around 9:30 p.m. The Eurostar service is a fast train from Lille to London and has an average travel time of around 1h 21 min, with the longest trip taking only 1h 27min. These all run from Lille Europe Station and arrive at London St Pancras International.

Trains from Lille to London: Sustainable travel

 

When talking about sustainability, many climate activists will suggest that one of the best ways to reduce our CO2 emissions is for us to choose more sustainable travel means. Trains happen to be one of the most eco-friendly ways to move between cities, closely following walking and biking. Trains only contribute about 3% towards global transport emissions and offer more efficient use of space so more people can travel at a time, reducing the CO2 emissions per person. Trains also contribute less to noise pollution. Travelling by train can reduce your emissions by up to 70% compared to cars and planes.

 

Train Lille to London: Services on Board

 

All of these routes are operated by Eurostar and the same services are provided on all of the trains.

  • Eurostar offers a choice between Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier tickets. Standard ticket holders will have standard seats and will have to pay for any food on the train. Standard Premier ticket holders get more comfortable seats, more legroom, and a light meal and refreshment served to them in their seats. Business Premier ticket holders get a higher level of comfort, access to Business Lounges, fast-track services, and a three-course meal served in their seats.
  • You may take two pieces of luggage no longer than 85 cm, and one small hand-luggage piece that fits on your lap. Premier ticket holders get an extra baggage allowance of one large bag.
  • Pets are not allowed on board these services. Only guide dogs will be permitted.
  • You may transport your foldable bicycle or kids' bike, provided it's no longer than 85 cm.
  • Eurostar is committed to providing accessible travel to all of its passengers and asks that you contact them a few days before arrange whatever help you need.
  • Seat reservation is available on these routes.

When to book your train tickets from Lille to London?

 

One of the top ways to make sure you get the best Lille to London train price is to book your tickets as far in advance as you can. They usually go on sale 60 to 90 days ahead of time and gradually increase. Searching with flexible dates is another way to find different deals. Companies sometimes offer special prices on different days. If you have a student card, use the student discount. Travelling over the weekend is usually better priced than during the week.

 

To London by Train: Travel Tips

London is one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the world for travellers from every corner of the globe. It's a vibrant city that boasts a wealth of activities to get involved in and sights to see. The incredibly diverse mix of nationalities brings with it international culinary influence, so you'll find food from all over the world in different parts of the city. you can spend your time combing through the history of western civilization, marvel at some of the most incredible architecture from various times in the past, or you can spend your time perusing the plethora of art galleries, museums, musical performances, and more. Regardless of what you're looking for, London is bound to have it. Check out the London Window Seat article on things to do in the city, including:

  • Camden
  • Hyde Park
  • Soho
  • Westminster
  • Thames Cruise
  • Brixton Academy
  • London Eye
  • London Bridge
  • Harrods

What are the other cities you can go to from London?

London is one of the most travelled destinations in the whole world and is connected to almost every major city around the world through planes, trains, and buses. One of the most popular routes from here is a high-speed train to Brussels, which takes just over 2 hours with Eurostar. If you want to check out Scotland, you can hop on an LNER train and be in Glasgow in under 5 hours if you like. To keep it a little more local, one of the most well-travelled routes within England is from London to Manchester, which takes around 3h 30min.

FAQs: Lille to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Lille to London 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 Lille to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lille to London can start from as little as £67 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lille to London is £202; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Lille to London is 1 h 21 min   to travel the 150 mile long route, with around there are 7 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lille to London leaves at 07: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lille to London leaves at 20: 35.
There are 7 trains a day from Lille to London which require at least one change with Eurostar or Fjord Line. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Lille to London.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Lille to London takes 20 min   on average.
Take the Lille to London train with Eurostar or Fjord Line. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Lille and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 35.

When departing from Lille, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lille Flandres, Lille-Europe and Lille CHR. When arriving in London, you can end your route in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lille Flandres, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Lille to London by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Lille and London including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Lille and London

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
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-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
Lille CHR
Lille - Porte de Douai
Hellemmes-Lille
Lezennes (Lille)
Lille, Flandres (Av. Le Corbusier)Accessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility

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