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Taking the train from Bielefeld to Lille in 6 hours 29 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bielefeld to Lille? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 9 hours 29 minutes to travel the 254 miles (409 km) from Bielefeld to Lille by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 29 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 28 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 3 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Bielefeld to Lille start from €38.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Lille? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Bielefeld to Lille by train

It takes an average of 9h 29m to travel from Bielefeld to Lille by train, over a distance of around 254 miles (409 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Bielefeld to Lille and tickets for this journey start from €38.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 29m
PriceFrom €38.90
Distance254 miles (409 km)
Frequency28 trains per day
First train00:07
Last train20:22
Departure stationBielefeld
Arrival stationLille
Changes3 changes

Bielefeld to Lille train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bielefeld to Lille for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:22 15:51 7h 29m, 6 changes
09:40 16:51 7h 11m, 4 changes
09:59 17:51 7h 52m, 5 changes
10:22 17:51 7h 29m, 6 changes
11:40 18:51 7h 11m, 4 changes
11:59 19:51 7h 52m, 4 changes
11:59 19:58 7h 59m, 3 changes
13:22 19:51 6h 29m, 5 changes
13:22 19:58 6h 36m, 4 changes
13:40 20:51 7h 11m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bielefeld to Lille

The price of train tickets from Bielefeld to Lille starts at €38.90 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 Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld to Lille take?

The average journey time by train between Bielefeld and Lille is 9 hours and 29 minutes, with around 28 trains 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 Bielefeld and Lille by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bielefeld to Lille is 6 hours and 29 minutes.

How much does the train from Bielefeld to Lille cost?

Train ticket prices from Bielefeld to Lille can start from as little as €38.90 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 Bielefeld to Lille?

No, there are no direct train services from Bielefeld to Lille. Travelling from Bielefeld to Lille by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Bielefeld to Lille leave?

The first train from Bielefeld to Lille leaves at 00:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bielefeld to Lille leave?

The last train from Bielefeld to Lille leaves at 20:22. 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 Bielefeld and Lille by train?

Trains travelling from Bielefeld to Lille cover a distance of around 254 miles (409 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lille to Bielefeld.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bielefeld to Lille for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 02/04/2022 for travel on 02/04/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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