How to get to Lille from Basel

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from Basel to Lille

How to get to Lille from Basel by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Basel to Lille is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Basel to Lille

distanceDistance294 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £93
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £70 • 4 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or SNCF | TGV

Travel 294 miles by coach or train from Basel to Lille. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Basel to Lille.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Basel to Lille

Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus will get you from Basel to Lille at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Lille travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Basel to Lille

      FAQs: Travel 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 Basel to Lille.

      There are 2 travel options to Lille from Basel. You can take a coach or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Basel to Lille is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £27 compared to other travel options to Lille:

      Taking a coach costs £66 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £93 for the same trip.

      A coach is £43 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Basel to Lille costing on average £70.

      The fastest way to get to Lille from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 47 min.

      Other travel options to Lille take longer:

      Taking a coach requires on average 12 h 15 min of travel time.

      Taking a flight requires on average 8 h of travel time.

      The distance from Basel to Lille is approximately 294 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Basel to Lille is:

      • Around 1 coach per day.
      • Around 4 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lille from Basel as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Basel to Lille:

      • Coaches mostly depart from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) and arrive in Lille, Gare Europe.
      • Flights mostly depart from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Lille Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Basel SBB and tend to arrive in Lille Flandres.

      The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Lille:

      • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Lille by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Basel to Lille for £27 on Omio.
      • SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, SNCF ICE, Deutsche Bahn or SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Lille by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Basel to Lille for £70 on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Basel to Lille with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct coach with.
      • Direct flight with.
      • Direct train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lille as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Basel to Lille.

      Many of our customers travelling from Basel to Lille don't make Lille their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Brussels, London, Amsterdam or Marseille, either of which you could add to your Basel and Lille trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lille to any of these top destinations today!

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