How to travel from Leicester to Lille

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Travel Information between Leicester and Lille

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $179
fastestFastest modeBus • $179 (€159) • 9 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 226 miles (365 km) to Lille from Leicester. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leicester to Lille.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Lille.

Travel between Leicester, United Kingdom and Lille, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 2/21/23. 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 between Leicester and Lille.

The restriction level for your return to Leicester, United Kingdom from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Leicester from Lille restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Leicester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 2/21/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Leicester from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to travel from Leicester to Lille including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Lille is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Lille:

A flight is generally $173 (€154) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $179 (€159) from Leicester to Lille.

A flight is $19 (€17) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Leicester to Lille costing on average $25 (€22).

The fastest way to get to Lille from Leicester is by bus with an average travel time of 9 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 49 min.

Lille is approximately 226 miles (365 km) away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Lille is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe).
  • Trains most often depart from Leicester at Leicester and arrive in Lille at Lille Flandres.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Leicester to Lille with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Leicester to Lille tickets for $179 (€159) on Omio.
Your trip from Leicester 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 Leicester to Lille tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lille today!

Before traveling from Leicester to Lille, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $179 (€159) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $25 (€22) one way.

But we recommend booking Leicester to Lille tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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