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from Lille to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lille to London on Sep 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:45AMLille, Gare Europe6h15 10:00AMLondon
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09:45PMLille, Gare Europe6h15 03:00AMLondon
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Travel Information between Lille and London

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€40) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $123 (€98) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurostar

Travel 150 miles (242 km) by bus or train to London from Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to London.

How to get from Lille to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lille to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 80,59% 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 Lille to London. 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 Lille to London
Travel to London 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 London.
Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Lille and London?

Travel from Lille, France to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Lille restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Lille?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 9/24/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lille and London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from London, United Kingdom due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Lille, France from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lille, France from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lille from London?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

Which rules do I need to follow in Lille, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lille from London here.

How do I travel from Lille to London?

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

What is the cheapest way from Lille to London?

The cheapest way to go to London from Lille is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

Taking a bus is usually $73 (€58) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $123 (€98) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Lille to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 6 h 20 min.

What is the distance between Lille and London?

You should expect to travel around 150 miles (242 km) between Lille and London.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lille to London?

The average frequency per day from Lille to London is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

When traveling to London from Lille, what are the departure and arrival points in Lille and London?

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

  • Buses from Lille to London most often leave from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lille Flandres and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lille to London?

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

  • You can travel between Lille and London by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $50 (€40) with Flixbus from Lille to London.
  • You can take a train from Lille to London with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for $123 (€98) with Eurostar from Lille to London.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lille to London?
Many of our customers traveling from Lille to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Lille to London one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $50 (€40) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $123 (€98) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gare Lille Europe