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Le Havre to Lille by train

The journey from Le Havre to Lille by train is 152.88 mi and takes 5 hr 52 min. There are 38 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:20 AM and the last at 7:08 PM. It is possible to travel from Le Havre to Lille by train for as little as $19.49 or as much as $138.66. The best price for this journey is $19.49.

Lowest Price$19.49
Journey Duration5 hr 52 min
Connection per Day38
Lowest Price$19.49
Highest Price$138.66
First Departure5:20 AM
Last Departure7:08 PM
Distance152.88 mi
DepartureLe Havre
ArrivalLille
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOuiMore

Le Havre to Lille Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

Traveling by train from Le Havre to Lille

The average duration of a train journey from Le Havre to Lille is 5 hr 52 min. There are approximately 38 trains connecting Le Havre and Lille per day. The cheapest train ticket from Le Havre to Lille costs around $19.49.

If you're traveling from Le Havre to Lille by train, you'll depart from Le Havre train station. This station is connected to Lille Flandres or Lille Tourcoing train station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Lille from Le Havre. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI or TER.

  • TGV is the French high-speed intercity rail service operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience.
  • You can access free Wi-Fi service on TER trains (only available on new trains) and depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • Power outlets are available only on modern trains or commons-usage versions on older TER trains and customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • Except for TER trains, you can choose your seats. However, please note that factors influencing seat selection also impact the price.
  • There is no size limit for luggage on TER trains as long as they can be carried individually and fit in the designated luggage spaces on your train. Bicycles can be brought on board for free but without a reservation. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee.
  • On TER trains, there is no onboard catering or bar service. However, many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Le Havre and Lille is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Lille. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. After arriving in Lille, you'll find a wide range of activities to enjoy. The city offers something for everyone, with various options for things to do and places to see. A trip to Lille wouldn't be complete without visiting the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, the largest art museum outside of Paris. Another gem to explore is Vieux Lille (Old Lille), the city's historic district. Here, cobblestone streets are lined with Flemish architecture, and an abundance of boutiques, antique shops, and cafés invite you to wander and discover. Enjoy a coffee in a pavement café, sample local specialties like the "moules-frites" (mussels and fries) or the delicious "gaufres fourrées" (filled waffles), and don't forget to try a local beer in one of the many traditional bars in Vieux Lille. A unique mixture of modern and traditional architecture also awaits at the Lille Cathedral (Basilique-cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille). For those seeking outdoor attractions, the Citadel of Lille, a star-shaped fortress designed by the famed French military engineer Vauban, now serves as a serene public park, perfect for a peaceful stroll or picnic. The Natural History Museum (Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de Lille) is another point of interest, offering intriguing collections of zoology, geology, and ethnography that are sure to fascinate families and natural history enthusiasts alike

Situated near the Lille-Flandres Train Station are numerous cultural attractions that visitors can explore. Just a short walk from the station, you'll find the Saint Maurice Church (Église Saint-Maurice), a striking Gothic church known for its beautiful stained-glass windows and impressive woodwork. Further, enhancing the cultural landscape near Lille-Flandres station is the Lille Opera (Opéra de Lille), a stunning opera house that presents a diverse program of opera, concerts, and ballet performances. A bit further afield, but easily accessible by public transport, is the House of Photography (Maison de la Photographie). This museum houses a remarkable collection of photographic works, appealing to enthusiasts of the medium. Lastly, don't miss the opportunity to explore Gare Saint Sauveur. A quick walk from Lille-Flandres station, this former railway station has been ingeniously converted into a cultural hub, hosting a range of exhibitions, concerts, and other cultural events that reflect the vibrant local arts scene.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Le Havre to Lille.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Le Havre to Lille, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Le Havre to Lille.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Le Havre to Lille

The cheapest Le Havre - Lille train tickets can be found for as low as $29.39 if you’re lucky, or $44.70 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $86.21.

Find the best day to travel to Lille by train

When travelling to Lille by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Ticket types and facilities from Le Havre to Lille

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Le Havre to Lille.

Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui and TGV from Le Havre to Lille
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Le Havre to Lille CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
17.22kg
Bus
18.45kg
Flight
49.21kg
Car
39.37kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Le Havre to Lille by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Le Havre and Lille are 17.22kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Le Havre and Lille? By taking the train between Le Havre and Lille you will save 31.99kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.23kg compared to a bus and 22.15kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Le Havre to Lille?
A train ticket from Le Havre to Lille is $66.51. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $19.49.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Le Havre to Lille?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Le Havre to Lille is $19.49. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Le Havre and Lille by train?
Le Havre to Lille is 152.88 mi.
How long does the train between Le Havre and Lille take?
Le Havre to Lille is on average 5 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 3 min.
Which companies operate from Le Havre to Lille?
The train journey from Le Havre to Lille is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, TGV inOui, TGV, FlixBus, OUIGO, Train Nomad, SNCF and TER.
How many train connections per day go from Le Havre to Lille?
Le Havre to Lille has 38 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Le Havre to Lille leave?
The earliest train from Le Havre to Lille departs at 5:20 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Le Havre to Lille depart?
The latest train from Le Havre to Lille departs at 7:08 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Le Havre to Lille in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $19.49 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Le Havre to Lille?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Le Havre to go to Lille. You can go from Le Havre Gare routière, Le Havre Graville and Harfleur and you can arrive at Lezennes (f), Gare de Lille Flandres and Lille Europe.
What's the fastest journey time between Le Havre to Lille by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Le Havre and Lille is 4 hr 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Le Havre to Lille?
Yes, there is a direct train between Le Havre and Lille.
What are the CO2 emissions for Le Havre to Lille by train?
The train journey from Le Havre to Lille creates 17.22kg of CO2 emissions.

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