Cologne to Lille train

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:45AMKöln Hbf4h07 10:52AMLille Europe
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:38AMKöln Hbf4h52 01:30PMLille Europe
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10:39AMKöln Hbf5h51 04:30PMLille Europe
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02:40PMKöln Hbf3h51 06:31PMLille Europe
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Train schedule from Cologne to Lille

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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:45AMKöln Hbf4h07 10:52AMLille Europe
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:38AMKöln Hbf4h52 01:30PMLille Europe
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:39AMKöln Hbf5h51 04:30PMLille Europe
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:40PMKöln Hbf3h51 06:31PMLille Europe
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Lille

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Fastest Journey

3 h 51 m

Average

4 h 40 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

152 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Lille without transferring at least once.

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
02:40PMKöln Hbf3h51 06:31PMLille Europe
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
06:45AMKöln Hbf4h07 10:52AMLille Europe
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
08:38AMKöln Hbf4h52 01:30PMLille Europe
1 transfer
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
10:39AMKöln Hbf5h51 04:30PMLille Europe
1 transfer
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Overview: Train from Cologne to Lille

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Cologne to Lille cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $41 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $72 (€69).

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Lille trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Lille from $41 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Lille. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Lille train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 6 min
  • Average Price: $41
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Lille

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Cologne to Lille.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Lille, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/12/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lille from Cologne before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Lille is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Cologne from Lille restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lille?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Lille closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Lille to cost as little as $41 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
The Cologne to Lille train ticket price is on average $72 (€69)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km)  to Lille from Cologne by train.
On average the Cologne to Lille train travel time is 2 h 56 min  for the 94 miles (152 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Lille, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express to get you to Lille. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Lille route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Lille is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Cologne to Lille train departs at 5: 42 AM   and the last train from Cologne to Lille leaves at 7: 42 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Lille on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains from Cologne to Lille to cost on average $72 (€69) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Lille train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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