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22 Jan
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Travel Information from Geneva to Lille

distanceDistance336 miles (542 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £45
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 11 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £43 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 336 miles (542 km) from Geneva to Lille. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Geneva to Lille.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Geneva to Lille

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 Geneva to Lille.

What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Lille from Geneva?

International travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Lille, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lille if travelling from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Lille, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lille from Geneva.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Lille, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Geneva from Lille restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Geneva from Lille?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 13/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Geneva from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Geneva to Lille?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Geneva to Lille. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lille?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Lille, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lille:

A coach is £18 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Lille costing on average £43.

A coach is generally £20 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £45 from Geneva to Lille.

What is the fastest way to Lille from Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Lille from Geneva is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lille that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 9 min   on average.

How far is it from Geneva to Lille?

You should expect to travel around 336 miles (542 km) from Geneva to Lille.

How many services a day are there from Geneva to Lille?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Lille is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Geneva and Lille as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Geneva and in Lille?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.
  • Flights mostly depart from Geneva International Airport and arrive in Lille Airport.
  • Trains from Geneva to Lille most often leave from Genève and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Geneva to Lille?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Geneva to Lille:

  • You can take a coach from Geneva to Lille with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with Flixbus from Geneva to Lille.
  • You can travel between Geneva and Lille by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £43 with easyJet from Geneva to Lille.
  • You can travel by train from Geneva to Lille with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Geneva to Lille tickets for £45 on Omio.

Is there a direct service from Geneva to Lille?

Yes, there are direct routes from Geneva to Lille with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Lille with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Lille with easyJet.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Lille tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Lille from Geneva ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Geneva to Lille? Many Omio customers who go from Geneva to Lille usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Brussels or London from Lille, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I buy a ticket between Geneva and Lille online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Lille from Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £25 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £43 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £45 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Geneva and Lille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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