How to get from Manchester to Lille

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Travel Information from Manchester to Lille

distanceDistance298 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 4 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £41 • 10 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 298 miles to Lille from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Lille.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Lille.

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Lille, France is: Fully open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lille from Manchester?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lille, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 08/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Manchester to Lille.

The current restriction level for returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Manchester, United Kingdom from Lille, France?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Manchester from Lille?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Manchester from Lille here.

There are 4 ways to get from Manchester to Lille: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Manchester to Lille is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Lille:

A train is £38 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Manchester to Lille costing on average £41.

A train is generally £3 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £5 from Manchester to Lille.

The fastest way from Manchester to Lille is by coach with an average journey time of 10 h 50 min.

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

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In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 48 min   on average.

Lille is approximately 298 miles away from Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Lille is:

  • 3 coaches a day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Lille, Gare Lille Europe.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Manchester Airport to Lille Airport.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Lille depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Lille Flandres.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Lille, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Lille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Manchester to Lille tickets on Omio for £41.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Lille? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester 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 planning your trip from Manchester to Lille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £41 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £5 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £3 one way.

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

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