How to travel from Rotterdam to Lille

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from Rotterdam to Lille

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

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To get from Rotterdam to Lille on Feb 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat3h19 11:31AMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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101One-way
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08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat3h19 11:31AMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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101One-way
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11:22AMRotterdam, Conradstraat3h14 02:36PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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11:25PMRotterdam, Conradstraat3h30 02:55AMLille, Gare Lille Europe
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181One-way
03:02PMRotterdam, Conradstraat5h18 08:20PMLille, Gare Lille Europe
1 transfer
241One-way

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Travel Information from Rotterdam to Lille

distanceDistance108 miles (174 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€59) • 2 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 108 miles (174 km) from Rotterdam to Lille. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rotterdam to Lille.

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FAQs

Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Lille, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Lille from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lille, France from Rotterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lille, France?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rotterdam and Lille closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from France is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Lille restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/9/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Lille closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Rotterdam and Lille 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lille from Rotterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lille:

Taking a bus is usually $57 (€49) less than taking a train to Lille, which costs on average $68 (€59) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lille from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 31 min.

Other travel options to Lille can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lille by bus can take on average 2 h 51 min.

The distance is approximately 108 miles (174 km) from Rotterdam to Lille.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Lille is:

  • 9 buses per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) to Lille, Boulevard de Turin (Gare Lille Europe).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Lille Flandres.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Rotterdam and Lille with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Rotterdam to Lille tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can go to Lille from Rotterdam by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for $68 (€59) with Eurostar from Rotterdam to Lille on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 6 direct buses per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.

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 Rotterdam.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Lille often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Lille itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lille and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $68 (€59) one way on average.

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

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