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Taking the train from Ashford International to Lille

Although Eurostar will not be running trains to or from Ashford International station until 2022, you can still get from Ashford International to Lille by train.

The average journey time from Ashford International to Lille by train is 2h 42m and currently requires 1 change. You’ll need to take a Southeastern train from Ashford International to London St Pancras (the journey takes around 38 minutes), then catch the direct Eurostar train from London to Lille – you’ll reach your destination in about 1h 24m.

If you’ve already booked your ticket from Ashford International to Lille, you can request an eVoucher by filling out Eurostar’s eVoucher claim form. Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date of issue, so you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next train journey. You’ll be able to travel from London St Pancras to any Eurostar destination for free unless the value of your new ticket is higher than that of the voucher itself, in which case you’ll have to pay the difference.

Getting off at Lille-Europe train station, you’ll be only a few minutes away from the city centre. Make sure you stop by the town hall and the belfry – it's the highest in the region! – as well as the Palais des Beaux-Arts, one of the largest museums in France.

Need more information? Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to check train times and compare ticket prices.

Ashford International to Lille by train

It takes an average of 2h 43m to travel from Ashford International to Lille by train, over a distance of around 102 miles (164 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Ashford International to Lille and tickets for this journey start from €52 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 43m
PriceFrom €52
Distance102 miles (164 km)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationAshford International
Arrival stationLille
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsEurostar

Ashford International to Lille train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ashford International to Lille for Tuesday 23rd February 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:43 13:26 2h 43m, 1 change

Eurostar trains from Ashford International to Lille

You can travel from Ashford International to Lille on Eurostar trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

Cheap train tickets from Ashford International to Lille

The price of train tickets from Ashford International to Lille starts at €52 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ashford International to Lille by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Ashford International to Lille? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Ashford International to Lille take?

The average journey time by train between Ashford International and Lille is 2 hours and 43 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Ashford International and Lille by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ashford International to Lille is 2 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Ashford International to Lille cost?

Train ticket prices from Ashford International to Lille can start from as little as €52 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Ashford International to Lille?

No, there are no direct train services from Ashford International to Lille. Travelling from Ashford International to Lille by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Ashford International to Lille leave?

The first train from Ashford International to Lille leaves at 09:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ashford International to Lille leave?

The last train from Ashford International to Lille leaves at 09:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Ashford International and Lille by train?

Trains travelling from Ashford International to Lille cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lille to Ashford International.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ashford International to Lille for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/23/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/04/2020 for travel on 11/04/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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