Cambridge to Lille by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    17:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 6m

Travelling from Cambridge to Lille by train

The fastest trains from Cambridge to Lille take around 3 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 267 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Lille.

Journeys between Cambridge and Lille usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Cambridge to Lille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:14 and the last train is around 17:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 06:28, and the last at 17:20.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Cambridge to Lille train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Lille by train.

Which trains operate between Cambridge and Lille?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Cambridge to Lille, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Eurostar
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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