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About the train journey from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg

Want to travel from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg usually takes 5 hours 14 minutes on average to travel 252 miles (406 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 27 minutes. You can expect to find 19 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Lille-Flandres and Strasbourg, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Strasbourg. You can choose to travel with TGV or SNCF to get to Strasbourg – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £62.80.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Strasbourg, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg by train

It takes an average of 5h 14m to travel from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg by train, over a distance of around 252 miles (406 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg and tickets for this journey start from £62.80 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 3h 27m


252 miles (406 km)


19 trains per day


1 change


From £62.80

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF

Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg for Tuesday 10th October 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:12 10:54 3h 42m, 1 change
08:12 11:39 3h 27m, 1 change
08:32 12:12 3h 40m, 1 change
09:12 13:40 4h 28m, 1 change
10:42 14:38 3h 56m, 1 change
12:12 16:05 3h 53m, 1 change
13:42 18:00 4h 18m, 1 change
14:41 18:29 3h 48m, 1 change
15:12 18:39 3h 27m, 1 change
16:12 19:41 3h 29m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg

You can travel from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg on TGV and SNCF 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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TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

TGV INOUI classes from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI when travelling from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg.

Onboard services on TGV INOUI

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg.


On TGV INOUI services, there's no weight limit for your luggage - you can travel your way! However, remember that your suitcases, overnight bags and rucksacks can't be larger than 130 x 90 cm, and you must be able to carry them and store them in the dedicated luggage racks on board by yourself. All luggage must be labelled before being stored.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

All TGV INOUI trains are equipped with a café-bar carriage offering a range of food and drink to suit you at any time of day. The Bar is always situated in carriage 4 or 14 of the train. There's a range of local and responsibly sourced products on offer to whet your appetite.


TGV INOUI trains have free WiFi on board for you to use throughout your journey, allowing you to stay connected, reply to emails or even relax and enjoy what's offered on the TGV INOUI entertainment portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.


If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket. Bike tickets cost €10 per bike, per journey.


Small pets are allowed on board TGV INOUI trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on TGV INOUI services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).

Cheap train tickets from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg

The price of train tickets from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg starts at £62.80 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 Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg 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 Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg? 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 Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg take?

The average journey time by train between Lille-Flandres and Strasbourg is 5 hours and 14 minutes, with around 19 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 Lille-Flandres and Strasbourg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg is 3 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg cost?

Train ticket prices from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg can start from as little as £62.80 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 Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg?

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

What time does the first train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg leave?

The first train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg leaves at 05:42. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg leave?

The last train from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg leaves at 20:58. 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 Lille-Flandres and Strasbourg by train?

Trains travelling from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg cover a distance of around 252 miles (406 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Strasbourg to Lille-Flandres. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lille-Flandres to Strasbourg.

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