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Taking the Eurostar from Lille to London St Pancras

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.

Lille to London St-Pancras by train

It takes an average of 14h 22m to travel from Lille to London St-Pancras by train, over a distance of around 152 miles (245 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Lille to London St-Pancras and tickets for this journey start from €57 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 26m
PriceFrom €57
Distance152 miles (245 km)
Frequency5 trains per day
First train15:43
Last train16:09
Departure stationLille
Arrival stationLondon St-Pancras
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsUnion Ivkoni (Bus), Eurostar, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Lille to London St-Pancras train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lille to London St-Pancras for Friday 30th July 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
15:43 Lille Europe Eurostar16:03 London St-PancrasEurostar 9145 Eurostar Get tickets2h 50m, direct
14:56 Lille-Europe09:06 London St Pancras Intl (Domestic)TGV INOUI 9862 SNCF Get tickets19h 10m, 5 changes
14:56 Lille-Europe09:30 St Pancras Low LevelTGV INOUI 9862 SNCF Get tickets19h 34m, 5 changes
16:09 Lille-Flandres09:06 London St Pancras Intl (Domestic)TER 19725 SNCF Get tickets17h 57m, 7 changes
16:09 Lille-Flandres09:30 St Pancras Low LevelTER 19725 SNCF Get tickets18h 21m, 7 changes
16:43 Lille Europe Eurostar17:03 London St-PancrasEurostar 9145 Eurostar Get tickets2h 50m, direct
16:43 Lille Europe Eurostar17:03 London St-PancrasEurostar 9145 Eurostar Get tickets2h 50m, direct
17:08 Lille-Europe09:07 London St Pancras Intl (Domestic)TGV INOUI 9866 SNCF Get tickets16h 59m, 5 changes
17:08 Lille-Europe09:33 St Pancras Low LevelTGV INOUI 9866 SNCF Get tickets17h 25m, 5 changes
15:43 Lille Europe Eurostar16:03 London St-PancrasEurostar 9145 Eurostar Get tickets2h 50m, direct

Eurostar trains from Lille to London St-Pancras

You can travel from Lille to London St-Pancras 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 Lille to London St-Pancras

The price of train tickets from Lille to London St-Pancras starts at €57 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 to London St-Pancras 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 to London St-Pancras? 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 to London St-Pancras take?

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.

What's the fastest journey time between Lille and London St-Pancras by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lille to London St-Pancras is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Lille to London St-Pancras cost?

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.

Is there a direct train from Lille to London St-Pancras?

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.

What time does the first train from Lille to London St-Pancras leave?

The first train from Lille to London St-Pancras leaves at 15:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lille to London St-Pancras leave?

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.

What's the distance between Lille and London St-Pancras by train?

Trains travelling from Lille to London St-Pancras cover a distance of around 152 miles (245 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London St-Pancras to Lille.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lille to London St-Pancras for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/30/2021. 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 01/01/0001 for travel on 01/01/0001 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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