How to travel from Lille to Leicester

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Travel Information between Lille and Leicester

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $167
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $167 (€148) • 10 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 226 miles (365 km) between Lille and Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 10 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lille to Leicester

Travel Tips: Travel to Leicester 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 Lille to Leicester.

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

Can travelers from France enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leicester, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Lille and Leicester.

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

Is my journey back to Lille from Leicester restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lille, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lille from Leicester closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Leicester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€17) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A train is generally $148 (€131) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $167 (€148) from Lille to Leicester.

A train is $15 (€13) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Lille to Leicester costing on average $34 (€30).

The fastest way to get to Leicester from Lille is by bus with an average travel time of 10 h.

Other travel options to Leicester 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 40 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Lille to Leicester is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lille and 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 when traveling from Lille to Leicester:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe) and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lille Flandres and arrive in Leicester.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Leicester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lille to Leicester tickets on Omio for $167 (€148).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lille to Leicester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lille and Leicester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leicester and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $167 (€148) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $19 (€17) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lille to Leicester 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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