The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Lille is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 10 m
4 h 51 m
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It's difficult to get from Cologne to Lille without transferring at least once.
|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||$153 (€132)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Lille cover the 171 miles (275 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $153 (€132), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $116 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Lille Flandres.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Lille train.
Cologne to Lille train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Lille, you can end your trip in train stations like Lille Flandres, Lille-Europe and Lille CHR.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lille Flandres, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.
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