How to travel from Lille to Rotterdam

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from Lille to Rotterdam

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

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To get from Lille to Rotterdam on Dec 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:04PMLille, Gare Lille Europe2h51 06:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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161One-way
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04:04PMLille, Gare Lille Europe2h51 06:55PMRotterdam, Conradstraat
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03:30PMLille, Lille Europe2h32 06:02PMRotterdam Centraal
1 transfer
1121One-way

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Travel Information to Rotterdam from Lille

distanceDistance108 miles (174 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€24) • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€30) • 2 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 108 miles (174 km) between Lille and Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lille to Rotterdam.

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FAQs

International travel from Lille, France to Rotterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; 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 between Lille and Rotterdam.

The current restriction level for returning to Lille, France from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lille, France from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Rotterdam here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Lille to Rotterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€24) compared to other travel options to Rotterdam:

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€6) less than taking a train to Rotterdam, which costs on average $31 (€30) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Rotterdam from Lille is by train, which takes on average 2 h 32 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 51 min.

You should expect to travel around 108 miles (174 km) between Lille and Rotterdam.

The average frequency per day from Lille to Rotterdam is:

  • 5 buses per day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lille at Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe) and arrive in Rotterdam at Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station).
  • Trains mostly leave from Lille Flandres and tend to arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Rotterdam by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lille to Rotterdam for $25 (€24).

Yes, there are direct services available from Lille to Rotterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 4 direct buses per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can take a direct train with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rotterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lille and Rotterdam.

Looking to extend your trip from Lille to Rotterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Lille to Rotterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris from Rotterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $25 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $31 (€30) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Lille to Rotterdam 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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