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Travel Information to Lille from Amsterdam

distanceDistance143 miles (231 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 143 miles (231 km) to Lille from Amsterdam. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Amsterdam to Lille.

How to get from Amsterdam to Lille

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Amsterdam to Lille there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 90,07% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Amsterdam to Lille. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam to Lille
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 Amsterdam to Lille.
Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lille, France?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lille, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lille from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lille, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lille from Amsterdam.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Lille, France?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from France?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from France?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 9/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Lille.

How do I reach Lille from Amsterdam?

You can go from Amsterdam to Lille by bus.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Lille?

The fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Lille is by bus, which requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Amsterdam and Lille?

The Amsterdam to Lille distance is around 143 miles (231 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Lille?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Lille:

  • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Lille at Lille, Gare Lille Europe.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Lille?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Amsterdam to Lille:

  • You can travel by bus from Amsterdam to Lille with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Lille tickets for $16 (€13) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Lille from Amsterdam?

Yes, there is a direct service from Amsterdam to Lille:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.

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 route.

Where should I go next after I travel to Lille from Amsterdam?
Your trip from Amsterdam to Lille doesn't have to end in Lille. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Brussels or London to your Amsterdam to Lille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lille today!
How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to Lille one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Lille, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $16 (€13) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Lille online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk

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