La Rochelle to Lille by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 26m
  • Distance
    589 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from La Rochelle to Lille by train

Fast trains from La Rochelle to Lille take around 4 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 589 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between La Rochelle and Lille.

1. Are there direct trains from La Rochelle to Lille?

Journeys between La Rochelle and Lille usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from La Rochelle to Lille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from La Rochelle to Lille?

The La Rochelle to Lille train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the La Rochelle to Lille train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart La Rochelle around 05:24 and the last train is around 18:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves La Rochelle around 05:27, and the last at 18:47.

When to book La Rochelle to Lille train tickets?

Trains in France 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 La Rochelle to Lille by train.

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Which train companies operate between La Rochelle and Lille?

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

  • Corail
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.