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Train Information between Dortmund and Lille

distanceDistance200 miles (323 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Dortmund to Lille cover the 200 miles (323 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $85 (€69), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $85 (€69). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Dortmund and Lille

Travel from Dortmund to Lille from $85 (€69) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Dortmund to Lille in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Dortmund to Lille on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Dortmund and Lille is 200 miles (323 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Dortmund to Lille start at $85 (€69).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Dortmund to Lille
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Dortmund to Lille?

Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Lille, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Lille, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/25/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Dortmund to Lille as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lille, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 10/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Lille.

How much do cheap trains from Dortmund to Lille cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Dortmund to Lille to cost as little as $85 (€69)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Dortmund and Lille?
The Dortmund to Lille train ticket price is on average $85 (€69)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Dortmund to Lille by train?
The train distance from Dortmund to Lille is around 200 miles (323 km).
How long is a train from Dortmund to Lille on average?
While the time it takes to travel 200 miles (323 km) between Dortmund and Lille can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Dortmund to Lille train journey time is on average 6 h 41 min.
What train station in Dortmund goes to Lille? What train station do I come into Lille from Dortmund?

When departing from Dortmund, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. When arriving in Lille, you can end your journey in train stations like Lille Flandres, Lille, Gare de Lille-Europe and Gare de Lille Flandres.

Omio customers book a train from Dortmund Hbf   to Lille Flandres   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Dortmund located? Where is the arrival train station in Lille located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Dortmund Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lille most often arrive at Lille Flandres and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can take me to Lille from Dortmund?
If you're looking for trains from Dortmund to Lille, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Lille. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Dortmund to Lille route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Dortmund to Lille?
The average number of trains departing Dortmund for Lille is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Dortmund to Lille?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Dortmund at 6: 10 AM. The last train leaves from Dortmund at 4: 09 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Dortmund to Lille and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Dortmund to Lille train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Dortmund and Lille within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $85 (€69) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Dortmund to Lille a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Lille
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund 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 Dortmund for your trip to Lille.