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from Hamburg to Lille

You can get from Hamburg to Lille by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Lille on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf12h15 11:15Lille, Gare Lille Europe
1 changes
£381One-way
Cheapest
23:00Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf12h15 11:15Lille, Gare Lille Europe
1 changes
£381One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
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£32BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
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£38BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£119Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£119Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£110Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus

Travel Information from Hamburg to Lille

distanceDistance357 miles (576 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £113
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £32 • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £113 • 10 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 357 miles (576 km) between Hamburg and Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Lille.

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FAQs
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Hamburg and Lille?

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Lille, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lille from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lille, France from Hamburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lille, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lille from Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Hamburg, Germany from Lille, France?

The restriction level for your return to Hamburg, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Hamburg from Lille restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 25/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hamburg from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Hamburg to Lille?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Hamburg to Lille. You can take a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Hamburg to Lille is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £32 compared to other travel options to Lille:

A coach is generally £81 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £113 from Hamburg to Lille.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Lille?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Lille is by train with an average journey time of 10 h 5 min.

Other travel options from Hamburg to Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

How many miles from Hamburg to Lille would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 357 miles (576 km) from Hamburg to Lille.

When going from Hamburg to Lille, where do I depart from Hamburg and where do I arrive in Lille?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Hamburg to Lille:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.
  • Most travellers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Lille Flandres.
Which travel companies can take me from Hamburg to Lille?

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

  • You can go to Lille from Hamburg by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £32 with Flixbus from Hamburg to Lille on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Hamburg to Lille with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £113 with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Lille.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Lille from Hamburg ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Lille? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg 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.
How far in advance should I purchase my Hamburg to Lille ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £32 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £113 one way on average.

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

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