The average journey time by train between Lille and London St Pancras is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with 1 train running every day at the moment.
You’ll be travelling from city centre to city centre without having to worry about airport transfers, traffic nor parking. What’s more, with Eurostar’s free onboard entertainment, you’ll get to enjoy top TV shows, films and documentaries, as well as free WiFi, power sockets at every seat and an onboard bar buffet. Upgrade to First Class (Business Premier) and you’ll also get to enjoy a complimentary meal served to your seat and just a 10-minute check-in.
If your travel plans change, you can now exchange your ticket for free up to 14 days before departure thanks to Eurostar’s new flexible tickets. You’ll just need to pay the difference in fare, but you won’t get a refund if your new ticket is cheaper.
Once you arrive into London St Pancras station, you’ll be in a prime position to explore the rest of London, with six Underground lines waiting to whisk you away to Oxford Street (a 5-minute journey), Charing Cross (a 12-minute journey) or Canary Wharf (a 22-minute journey) to name a few.
Ready to book? Search for train times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for FAQs about the journey from Lille to London St Pancras.
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).
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 to London St-Pancras by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Lille and London St-Pancras is 14 hours and 22 minutes, with around 5 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Lille to London St-Pancras is 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Lille to London St-Pancras can start from as little as €57 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Lille to London St-Pancras without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Lille to London St-Pancras each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Lille to London St-Pancras leaves at 15:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Lille to London St-Pancras leaves at 16:09. 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.
Trains travelling from Lille to London St-Pancras cover a distance of around 152 miles (245 km) during the journey.