How to travel from Bordeaux to Lille

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from Bordeaux to Lille

You can get from Bordeaux to Lille by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bordeaux to Lille on Feb 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:46PMBordeaux Saint-Jean4h02 05:48PMLille Flandres
1 transfer
01:25PMBordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes11h59 01:24AMLille, Gare Lille Europe
1 transfer
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09:46AMBordeaux Saint-Jean4h32 02:18PMLille Flandres
1 transfer
07:45AMBordeaux Saint-Jean4h22 12:07PMLille
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08:46AMBordeaux Saint-Jean4h54 01:40PMLille
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Bordeaux to Lille

distanceDistance433 miles (699 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€23) • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $53 (€47) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 433 miles (699 km) to Lille from Bordeaux. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bordeaux to Lille.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bordeaux to Lille

Travel Tips: 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 Bordeaux to Lille.

You can travel from Bordeaux to Lille 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Lille is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€23) compared to other travel options to Lille:

Taking a bus is about $27 (€24) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $53 (€47) for this route.

A bus is generally $30 (€26) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $56 (€49) from Bordeaux to Lille.

The fastest way to get to Lille from Bordeaux is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 47 min   on average.

The Bordeaux to Lille distance is around 433 miles (699 km).

The average frequency per day from Bordeaux to Lille is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean and tend to arrive in Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe).
  • Flights most often depart from Bordeaux at Bordeaux Mérignac Airport and arrive in Lille at Lille Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and tend to arrive in Lille Flandres.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bordeaux to Lille, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Bordeaux to Lille tickets on Omio for $26 (€23).
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Lille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Bordeaux to Lille tickets on Omio for $53 (€47).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can take you to Lille by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV INOUI from Bordeaux to Lille for $56 (€49).

Yes, there are direct services available from Bordeaux to Lille with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TGV INOUI with 2 direct trains per day.

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

Your trip from Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Lille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lille today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $26 (€23) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $53 (€47) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $56 (€49) one way.

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

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