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from Paris to Lille

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Lille on Oct 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:30PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h55 05:25PMBrussels Airport
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02:30PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h55 05:25PMBrussels Airport
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09:05AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h40 12:45PMBrussels Airport
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06:00PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h00 10:00PMBrussels Airport
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08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h00 12:35PMBrussels Airport
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Travel Information between Paris and Lille

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$52 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $52 (€43) • 2 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $52 (€43) • 2 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Or Thalys

Take a flight or train to travel 197 miles (318 km) from Paris to Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are HOP! Or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Paris to Lille.

Travel Tips

Travel from Paris to Lille
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 Paris to Lille.
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Paris and Lille?

International travel from Paris, France to Lille, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What measures do I need to follow in Lille, Belgium due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/27/21; 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 Paris and Lille.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Lille, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Lille, Belgium?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, 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 10/27/21. 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 Paris from Lille here.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Lille?

There are 2 travel options from Paris to Lille: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Lille?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lille is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $52 (€43) compared to other travel options to Lille:

Taking a train is usually $66 (€54) less than taking a flight to Lille, which costs on average $118 (€96) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Paris to Lille?

The fastest way from Paris to Lille is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 54 min.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 2 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Paris and Lille?

The distance from Paris to Lille is approximately 197 miles (318 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lille is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Paris to Lille?

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

    Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Lille?

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

    • Travel with HOP! To go to Lille by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Paris to Lille tickets on Omio for $118 (€96).
    • Thalys can take you to Lille by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thalys from Paris to Lille for $52 (€43).
    Can I travel directly to Lille from Paris?

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

    • You can take a direct train with with 12 direct trains per day.

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

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Lille?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Lille often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Charleroi or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Lille itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lille and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book Paris to Lille tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $118 (€96) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $52 (€43) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Paris 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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