The cheapest trains from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£120

Average

£126

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.

The average ticket from Lille to London will cost around £ 126 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 120.

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19:05Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:27London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way
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09:30Lille, Lille Europe1h27 09:57London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way
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21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way
16:38Lille, Lille Europe1h22 17:00London St Pancras International
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£1431One-way

Timetable Lille to London

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09:30Lille, Lille Europe1h27 09:57London St Pancras International
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16:38Lille, Lille Europe1h22 17:00London St Pancras International
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19:05Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:27London St Pancras International
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21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras International
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Sun
24 Oct
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£29Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£107Eurostar
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Tue
26 Oct
£100Eurostar
£60BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£107Eurostar
£76BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£127Eurostar
£122BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£203Eurostar
£39Union Ivkoni International
Sat
30 Oct
£203Eurostar
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Sun
31 Oct
£163Eurostar
£39Union Ivkoni International
Mon
1 Nov
£91Eurostar
£44Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£91Eurostar
£42BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
3 Nov
£76Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£76Eurostar
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£61Eurostar
£32Union Ivkoni International
Sat
6 Nov
£76Eurostar
£22Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£61Eurostar
£22Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£61Eurostar
£27Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£50Eurostar
£34BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
10 Nov
£76Eurostar
£95BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
11 Nov
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£39BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
12 Nov
£76Eurostar
£22Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£50Eurostar
£18Flixbus

The fastest trains from Lille to London

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 23 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

243 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Lille for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 243 km distance in an average of 1 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
16:38Lille, Lille Europe1h22 17:00London St Pancras International
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£1431One-way
Fastest
19:05Lille, Lille Europe1h22 19:27London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way
21:33Lille, Lille Europe1h24 21:57London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way
09:30Lille, Lille Europe1h27 09:57London St Pancras International
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£1201One-way

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Train Information between Lille and London

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£152 (€172)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar or TGV

Trains from Lille to London cover the 150 miles (242 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £152, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in London Victoria.

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Lille to London with Eurostar

Eurostar trains will get you between Lille and London from £100. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your Lille to London train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Lille to London train information with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 26 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

When you buy your Eurostar train tickets from Lille to London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

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
Is cross-border travel by train between Lille, France and London, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Is international entry into London 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
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lille and London closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

Reentry to 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 London?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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

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

Last verified on 23/10/2021. 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 London to Lille train here.

How much does a cheap train between Lille and London cost?
You can find a cheap train from Lille to London for some dates and times for as low as £100  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Lille to London?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Lille to London train to cost on average £152  one way.
What is the distance by train from Lille to London?
You should expect to travel around 150 miles (242 km)  between Lille and London by train.
How many hours does it take from Lille to London by train?
The Lille to London train duration is on average 1 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 150 miles (242 km) between Lille and London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station from Lille to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Lille do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Lille and London, you can choose to depart from train stations like Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lille Flandres and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in London.

Which train companies can get me from Lille to London?
If you're looking for trains from Lille to London, you can rely on Eurostar or TGV to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Lille to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Lille to London direct train services?
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day between Lille and London. 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.
How many train services are there from Lille to London a day?
The average number of trains departing Lille for London is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Lille to London? When is the last train from Lille to London?
You can take the first train from Lille to London at 07: 30   or take the last train from Lille to London leaving at 20: 33. Look for the latest Lille London train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Lille to London for the best deals?
If you buy Lille to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £152. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to London from Lille. Look out for train tickets for this journey 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
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 09: 00 - 19: 30 | Mon - Fri: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sat: 08: 00 - 19: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: CIT1, CIT2, 86, 88, 12, L91, L91 Express, 51, 10, 50, 14, 56
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Hauts-de-France, INTERCITED
Tram lines: R, T
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, TER GV, Eurostar, Thalys
Metro lines: 2
Bus lines: 12, 16, 18, 35, 36, 51, 86, 88, L5, L90, L91, Charleroi Airport shuttle
Tram lines: R, T