London to Lille trains
1hr 22 mins
to city centre travel
Make the most of your time on board
Take a train from London to Lille
Travelling from London to Lille with us is simple, smart, and speedy. Go direct from city centre to city centre in just 1hr 22mins. And whether you’re going for work or play, we’ll get you there feeling relaxed and rested. Read on to discover why taking Eurostar from London to Lille is the only way to travel.
High speed train from London to Lille
To start your journey, get to London St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to go through border controls and security.
This elegant historic 19th-century station is conveniently located in the heart of London and is well connected by underground lines and buses.
Before you jump on one of our Eurostar trains you can indulge in some boutique shopping, experience fine dining at a world-class brasserie or enjoy a glass of bubbly at the longest champagne bar in Europe.
On board a direct train from London to Lille
Travelling with Eurostar is simple, affordable and relaxing. You can bring two bags and one piece of hand luggage for no extra charge and with no weight limits. We won’t charge you for choosing your seats and there are no restrictions on liquids, so feel free to bring something bubbly for the journey. Find out more about our luggage allowances.
Wherever you sit, you can email, tweet and post all the way with our free onboard wi-fi. You’ll find power sockets at your seat, so you can stay charged up while you relax.
If you find yourself feeling peckish, you can enjoy a range of hot and cold drinks and sweet and savoury snacks at Eurostar Café. And if you’re travelling in Standard Premier or Business Premier, you’ll be served a three-course meal at your seat. Find out more about our food on board.
Whether you’re travelling for work, a special occasion, or heading away on a budget break, we’ve got the travel class for you. Check out our seats in Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier.
Arriving at Lille Europe from London St Pancras
Your train will arrive at Lille Europe which is just a short walk from the city's charming main square, opera house and old town, as well as Lille Flandres station. Or If you fancy a bit of shopping the Euralille shopping centre is right next door.
Lille Europe is served both by métro and tram lines as well as a number of bus routes.
Frequently asked questions
Typically, the train journey from London to Lille takes 1hr 22mins. When you view the available tickets, you will be able to see the length of the train journey for each departure time.
Eurostar tickets from London to Lille can be booked up to 180 days before your return travel date, however, there are a few exceptions depending on engineering work or when you book. Have a look at our booking calendar and available days will show in black while the greyed-out dates are not available for sale just yet.
There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.
You should get to St Pancras International at our recommended arrival time to allow plenty of time to get through border controls and security.
Between London and Lille, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).
Standard adult tickets allow you to bring two pieces of luggage that are up to 85cm long, and one small piece of hand luggage such as a handbag or briefcase. Find out more information about luggage allowances.
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Head to London in style and comfort with Eurostar. Hop on the train at Lille and, in just 1 hour 22 minutes, you’ll be arriving in the heart of London.