Lille to Basel by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Lille to Basel by train
Fast trains from Lille to Basel take around 4 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 476 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Basel.
1. Are there direct trains from Lille to Basel?
Journeys between Lille and Basel usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lille to Basel 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 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lille to Basel?
The Lille to Basel train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lille to Basel train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 05:44 and the last train is around 21:11.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lille around 07:11, and the last at 21:11.
What's the Lille to Basel train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lille to Basel are $85.67.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $146 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $204. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Lille to Basel train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Lille to Basel by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lille and Basel?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lille to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Basel to Lille by train