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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.
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.
All trains to Lille from London take approximately 1.5 hours to make the journey.
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.
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.
Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Lille, Belgium is: Restricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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