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Travel Information from Dortmund to Lille

distanceDistance200 miles (323 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€21) • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $84 (€69) • 6 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 200 miles (323 km) by bus or train between Dortmund and Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Lille.

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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 Dortmund to Lille.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lille, France if I’m coming from Dortmund, Germany?

Travel from Dortmund, Germany to Lille, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lille from Dortmund restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lille, France from Dortmund?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lille, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Dortmund and Lille closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Dortmund, Germany from Lille, France?

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Lille restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Dortmund from Lille?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/17/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Dortmund to Lille?

There are 2 ways to travel to Lille from Dortmund including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Dortmund to Lille?

The cheapest way to go to Lille from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $26 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lille:

Taking a bus is usually $58 (€48) less than taking a train to Lille, which costs on average $84 (€69) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Lille?

The quickest way to travel to Lille from Dortmund is by train, which takes on average 6 h 42 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Lille by bus can take on average 8 h 10 min.

How many miles from Dortmund to Lille would I travel?

The distance from Dortmund to Lille is approximately 200 miles (323 km).

How many services a day are there to Lille from Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Lille is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Lille from Dortmund, where do I depart from Dortmund and where do I arrive in Lille?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof to Lille, Gare Lille Europe.
  • Most travelers take a train from Dortmund Hbf to Lille Flandres.
Which travel operators can get me to Lille from Dortmund?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Lille by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Dortmund to Lille for $26 (€21) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Lille. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Lille tickets on Omio for $84 (€69).
Where should I go next after I travel from Dortmund to Lille?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Lille often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Brussels or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lille and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Dortmund to Lille online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $26 (€21) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $84 (€69) one way on average.

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

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