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Train Information between Rotterdam and Lille

distanceDistance108 miles (174 km)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTGV, Thalys or SNCB | IC

Trains from Rotterdam to Lille cover the 108 miles (174 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 44 min with our travel partners like TGV, Thalys or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Train companies

Thalys Rotterdam – Lille

Thalys will get you from Rotterdam to Lille at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Rotterdam to Lille with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking for trains between Rotterdam and Lille? Thalys is one of the best companies to travel with on the 108 miles (174 km) route from Rotterdam to Lille. As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thalys train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Rotterdam to Lille routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Rotterdam to Lille, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Rotterdam - Lille train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thalys!

    When you buy your Thalys train tickets between Rotterdam and Lille 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
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Rotterdam to Lille
    Travel by train to Lille 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 Rotterdam to Lille.
    FAQs
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Lille, France?

    Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Lille, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Lille from Rotterdam restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Rotterdam?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • 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 required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Rotterdam to Lille closer to your date of departure here.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Lille, France?

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

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

    Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Lille?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

    Last verified on 24/10/2021. 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 Lille to Rotterdam train here.

    How many miles is it from Rotterdam to Lille by train?
    The train distance from Rotterdam to Lille is around 108 miles (174 km).
    How long is the train between Rotterdam and Lille?
    On average the Rotterdam to Lille train time is 2 h 44 min  covering the 108 miles (174 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Rotterdam and arrival train station in Lille?

    When taking a train from Rotterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. When you arrive in Lille, your train can arrive in train stations including Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Rotterdam Centraal   to Lille Flandres.

    Where is the train station in Rotterdam to go to Lille? Where is the train station in Lille located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Lille most often arrive at Lille Flandres and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

    Which train companies can get me from Rotterdam to Lille?
    When taking a train from Rotterdam to Lille, you can count on TGV, Thalys or SNCB | IC for the best way to get you to Lille. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Rotterdam to Lille and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many trains per day are there from Rotterdam to Lille?
    On average, there are 7 trains a day from Rotterdam to Lille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rotterdam
    Lille
    Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your journey to Lille.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Subway lines: D, E
    Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
    Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
    Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar