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Cheap train tickets from Paris to Lille

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Cheapest

65

Average

72

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Lille is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22PMParis1h18 10:40PMLille
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651One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:22PMParis1h18 09:40PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:22PMParis1h16 07:38PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:52PMParis1h17 09:09PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:05PMParis1h22 09:27PMLille
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821One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Lille

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SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:22PMParis1h16 07:38PMLille
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:52PMParis1h17 09:09PMLille
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:05PMParis1h22 09:27PMLille
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:22PMParis1h18 09:40PMLille
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09:22PMParis1h18 10:40PMLille
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Fastest train times from Paris to Lille

Showing times and prices for Dec 01

Fastest Journey

1 h 16 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

204 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Lille every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
06:22PMParis1h16 07:38PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
07:52PMParis1h17 09:09PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:22PMParis1h18 09:40PMLille
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711One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
09:22PMParis1h18 10:40PMLille
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651One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
08:05PMParis1h22 09:27PMLille
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821One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Lille

distanceDistance126 miles (204 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF

Trains from Paris to Lille cover the 126 miles (204 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $28 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Train companies: SNCF (3) from Paris to Lille trains

You can travel by train from Paris to Lille with SNCF (3) for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

SNCF (3)

Make traveling in France as relaxing and convenient as possible with SNCF, the country’s national train company. SNCF trains take you on a multitude of national, regional and local routes as well as international routes to Spain and Germany. There are many ticket types available on SNCF trains, including the cheap Prem tickets, standard Loisir tickets and Pro tickets for greater flexibility. There are also discount cards like the Youth Card and Senior Card, which you can use on Omio when purchasing SNCF tickets.

The trains in the SNCF network include the high-speed TGV trains, classic Intercité trains and regional TER trains. The SNCF TGV trains serve the main long-distance routes and the Chunnel routes to the UK. On these high-speed trains, there is air conditioning, free WiFi, a bar and restaurant as well as some onsite services.

For the 126 miles (204 km) long journey to Lille from Paris, ticket prices start as low as {{ cheapest_price }} ({{ cheapest_price_eur }}) on Omio. Easily in just a few steps, you can check the latest SNCF train times and tickets available for the trip, then book your cheap Paris to Lille train with us.

Looking for trains between Paris and Lille? SNCF (3) is one of the best companies to travel with on the 126 miles (204 km) journey between Paris and Lille. As an official travel partner of SNCF (3), Omio quickly shows you the latest SNCF (3) train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Lille routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable SNCF (3) train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Paris and Lille, you can quickly see if the SNCF (3) ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Paris - Lille train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with SNCF (3)!

Train information from Paris to Lille with SNCF (3):

  • Average Duration: 2 h 16 min
  • SNCF (3) frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Paris to Lille

The journey by train from Paris to Lille takes about an hour. This scenic rail journey is one of the most popular day trips from the city of Paris. There are about 20 trains per day between Paris and Lille, with less frequent services on the weekend. Lille is considered the gateway to the northern parts of France.

Paris to Lille train times: Daily departures

The first train from Paris to Lille leaves at about 6:40 a.m., and the last train leaves at around 10:20 p.m. There are about 26 trains per day, with trains leaving Paris at intervals of about every hour, and more frequently at rush hour. On weekends, this drops to about ten trains per day, but the first one still leaves at about 6:40 a.m. There are approximately 120 trains per week making the journey between Paris and Lille. 

How long is the journey by train from Paris to Lille?

The quickest route by train from Paris to Lille takes about 57 minutes, and the longest option takes 1 hour and 6 minutes. The time difference depends on the speed of the train and the frequency of stops along the way. During peak times, the train will stop more often, as it is used as a commuter train. There are no train changes required on the journey.

What are the departure and arrival train stations from Paris to Lille?

Departure train station: In Paris, the train to Lille leaves from Paris Gare du Nord. The station is about 3.7 miles from the city center and is easily accessible by using Paris Metro Line B. Paris Gare du Nord is one of the busiest train stations in Europe and has a range of facilities, including hotels, shops, restaurants, and restrooms.

Arrival train stations: In Lille, trains arrive at either the Lille Flandres station or the Lille Europe station. Lille Flandres is in the city center and Lille Europe is just ten minutes' walk away. Both train stations feature restrooms, shops, and small restaurants. It will depend on the train company chosen as to where the train will terminate. 

Which train companies travel from Paris to Lille?

SNCF, TGV, and InOui operate train services between Paris and Lille. All three companies have direct routes for the train from Paris to Lille. InOui provides most of the trains for this particular route.

SNCF Paris to Lille

SNCF offers four trains per day from Paris to Lille. Two of the journeys are direct, and the other two require a change to a bus or second train. The shortest journey time is one hour, and the longest is over two hours. Travelers can choose between first- and second-class tickets for the trip.

TGV Paris to Lille

TGV offers frequent train trips from Paris to Lille, and the number of trains depends on the day of the week. The company offers a luxurious first-class experience as well as second-class and economy class options. All TGV train journeys between Paris and Lille are direct.

InOui Paris to Lille

InOui offers the most train journeys between Paris and Lille daily. Tickets can be booked up to three months in advance. The company offers direct train journeys and a train-bus option at certain times of the day. InOui provides first- and second-class travel options on its trains.

Paris to Lille trains: Services on board

SNCF allows passengers to each carry one piece of hand luggage that they must stow under their seat. Additional luggage carries charges depending on the size of the luggage. InOui and TGV both allow passengers unlimited luggage, as long as the passengers can carry the items on their own. All three companies have a first- and second-class options available on the Paris-to-Lille route. People with disabilities can be accommodated on the trains, and boarding ramps are available. Paris Gare du Nord has staff to assist disabled travelers with luggage and to board the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Lille

Book train tickets at least three months in advance to get the cheapest ticket options. Be flexible on travel dates, as ticket prices are often cheaper in the middle of the week. The journeys that involve bus connections may be slower, but they are often a lot cheaper than direct routes. Keep in mind that the high-speed TGV trains are often the most expensive option for the Paris-to-Lille route. 

Train tickets from Paris to Lille: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 28 €
2 weeks earlier 23 €22%
3 weeks earlier 23 €22%
1 month before 22 €27%
2 months earlier 20 €40%
3 months earlier 21 €33%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Lille. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Lille 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 22% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Lille with 2 months in advance you save up to about 40% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 33%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris 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 Paris to Lille.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Paris to Lille trains for as little as $11 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $28 (€26)  for a train ticket from Paris to Lille.
The distance between Paris and Lille by train is approximately 126 miles (204 km).
While the time it takes to travel 126 miles (204 km) to Lille from Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Lille train journey time is on average 1 h 2 min.

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Lille Flandres.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 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 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the route from Paris to Lille you can take a train with SNCF | TER, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Paris to Lille on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains to Lille from Paris per day with SNCF | TGV INOUI  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Lille is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Paris to Lille at 7: 52 PM. The last train from Paris to Lille that you can take departs at 7: 52 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Lille schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you buy the Paris to Lille train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $28 (€26). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Lille. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Lille

Paris
Lille
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Lille.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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