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4 hour.other 41 minute.other
seo.routeSummaryBox.price.train: £98
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Trains from London to Lille

Eurostar trains depart London for Lille up to eight times a day, and with direct journey times of just 1.5 hours travelling between the two cities is quick and easy. The first train departs early in the morning with services continuing until around 7:30 p.m. A similar timetable operates seven days a week. Departures are from London St Pancras International with trains arriving at Lille Station.

Which train companies travel from London to Lille?

Eurostar is a European-owned high-speed passenger service that links London with several continental stations including Lille. Trains travel via the Channel Tunnel reaching speeds of up to 186 mph. Tickets are available in three classes - Standard, Standard Premier and First Class. All classes have spacious carpeted carriages with luggage space, power sockets and individual lights while newer rolling stock also has wifi access. All Eurostar trains have cafe-bars.

How long is the train from London to Lille?

All trains to Lille from London take approximately 1.5 hours to make the journey.

How many trains are there from London to Lille?

There are up to eight departures to Lille from London St Pancras International every day of the week. The first departure on Mondays to Saturdays is at around 7:00 a.m. with a slightly later first departure on Sundays. Departures are spread throughout the day allowing passengers to choose a time that suits their needs.

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

Departure station:Trains travelling to Lille from London depart from London St Pancras International Station. This is centrally located in London and easily reached by regional trains, underground services, local buses and taxis. The station has car parking, wifi access, ATMs, currency exchange, left luggage facilities and a wide choice of high-end shops as well as cafes and restaurants including a champagne bar.

Arrival station:All trains from London to Lille arrive at Lille Station in northern France. As well as being a city break destination in itself, Lille is also a busy hub for onward train journeys to France and Belgium. Station facilities include a taxi rank, car parking, a left luggage office, shops, cafes and restaurants including an Irish pub.

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Trains from London to Lille
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from London to Lille?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Lille, Belgium is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Lille from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 23/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Lille closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Lille, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • 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 requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 22/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Lille.

What is the price of the cheapest train between London and Lille?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Lille for the next 7 days starting from £66  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from London to Lille?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Lille train price to come in at an average of £66  one way.
What is the distance to Lille from London by train?
The distance between London and Lille by train is approximately 213 miles (344 km).
How long is the train journey between London and Lille?
The London to Lille train duration is on average 3 h 41 min, which is to be expected when travelling 213 miles (344 km) to Lille from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When does the first train depart from London to Lille? When does the last train depart from London to Lille?
The first London to Lille train departs at 10: 04   and the last train from London to Lille leaves at 10: 04. Check out the most up-to-date London to Lille train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from London to Lille for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Lille is on average £66 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Lille from London available a few months in advance.

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