Manchester to Lille by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    21:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 31m

Travelling from Manchester to Lille by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Lille take around 4 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 481 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Lille.

Are there direct trains from Manchester to Lille?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Manchester 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 19 departures.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Lille?

The Manchester to Lille train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Manchester to Lille train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 21:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:25, and the last at 20:55.

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

When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Lille by train.

Which train companies operate between Manchester and Lille?

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

  • Eurostar
  • 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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