Birmingham to Lille train

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Lille

distanceDistance247 miles (399 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Birmingham to Lille cover the 247 miles (399 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Lille Flandres.

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FAQs

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Lille, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lille, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Birmingham to Lille before traveling.

Return travel from France to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Birmingham from Lille?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lille?

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

Last checked on 5/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Birmingham from Lille.

The distance from Birmingham to Lille by train is approximately 247 miles (399 km).
The Birmingham to Lille train duration is on average 5 h 23 min, which is to be expected when traveling 247 miles (399 km) from Birmingham to Lille. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Lille you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lille Flandres and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Lille.

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Birmingham to Lille. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Lille
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Lille.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
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Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

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