How to travel from Lille to Portsmouth

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Travel Information from Lille to Portsmouth

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train

Travel 181 miles (292 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Portsmouth from Lille. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Portsmouth.

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FAQs

International travel from Lille, France to Portsmouth, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Portsmouth if traveling from Lille?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Portsmouth, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Lille to Portsmouth.

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

Is my journey back to Lille from Portsmouth restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 7/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lille from Portsmouth closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Lille and Portsmouth including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Portsmouth is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A flight is generally $4 (€4) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $4 (€4) from Lille to Portsmouth.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this journey.

A flight is generally $10 (€9) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $10 (€9) from Lille to Portsmouth.

The fastest way to get to Portsmouth from Lille is by travel with an average travel time of min.

Other travel options to Portsmouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 46 min   of travel time.

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

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 5 min   of travel time.

Portsmouth is approximately 181 miles (292 km) away from Lille.

The average frequency per day from Lille to Portsmouth is:

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

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

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

  • Buses from Lille to Portsmouth most often leave from Lille, Gare Lille Europe and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lille Flandres and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Many of our customers traveling from Lille to Portsmouth don't make Portsmouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Portsmouth are London, Southampton or Bournemouth, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Portsmouth to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

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

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