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Travelling from York to Lille by train

Fast trains from York to Lille take around 4 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 465 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Lille.

Are there direct trains from York to Lille?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from York 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 29 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Lille?

The York to Lille train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Lille train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:40, and the last at 20:03.

When to book York 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 York to Lille by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Lille?

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

  • East Coast
  • Eurostar
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway

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.

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