Lille to Birmingham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:35
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 11m

Travelling from Lille to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Lille to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 400 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Birmingham.

Are there direct trains from Lille to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Lille to Birmingham 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 12 departures.

How long is the train journey from Lille to Birmingham?

The Lille to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Lille to Birmingham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 07:35 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lille around 08:35, and the last at 20:30.

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

When to book Lille to Birmingham 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 Lille to Birmingham by train.

Which train companies operate between Lille and Birmingham?

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

  • Eurostar
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Virgin Trains

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 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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