How to travel from Aachen to Lille

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from Aachen to Lille

How to get from Aachen to Lille by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Aachen to Lille is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Lille from Aachen

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$106 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 2 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $106 (€92) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 132 miles (213 km) between Aachen and Lille. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Aachen to Lille.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Aachen to Lille

Find the best journey between Aachen and Lille with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Aachen to Lille travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Aachen to Lille

      FAQs: Travel 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 Aachen to Lille.

      You can get from Aachen to Lille 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Lille from Aachen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Aachen to Lille:

      A bus is () less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Aachen to Lille costing on average ().

      A bus is () less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Aachen to Lille costing on average ().

      A bus is $95 (€83) less than a train with an average ticket price of $106 (€92) from Aachen to Lille.

      The quickest way to travel from Aachen to Lille is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 2 h 54 min.

      The distance is approximately 132 miles (213 km) from Aachen to Lille.

      The average frequency per day from Aachen to Lille is:

      • 3 buses a day.
      • Around 5 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lille from Aachen as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Aachen to Lille:

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Aachen to Lille depart from Aachen, Henricistraße / Kühlwetterstraße to Lille, Gare Europe.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Lille Flandres.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Aachen to Lille:

      • You can take a bus from Aachen to Lille with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Deutschland or BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with FlixBus from Aachen to Lille.
      • You can go to Lille from Aachen by train with Deutsche Bahn, PKP Intercity, Indian Railways, SNCF (3) or Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for $106 (€92) with SNCF (3) from Aachen to Lille on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Aachen to Lille with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Lille with FlixBus.

      Direct services to Lille tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Aachen to Lille often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels, London, Amsterdam or Marseille. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aachen and Lille itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lille and any of these top destinations today!

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