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Lille to Strasbourg by train

The journey from Lille to Strasbourg by train is 253.27 mi and takes 6 hr 51 min. There are 29 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:31 AM and the last at 8:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Lille to Strasbourg by train for as little as $51.31 or as much as $215.53. The best price for this journey is $51.31.

Lowest Price$51.31
Journey Duration6 hr 51 min
Connection per Day29
Lowest Price$51.31
Highest Price$215.53
First Departure5:31 AM
Last Departure8:30 PM
Distance253.27 mi
DepartureLille
ArrivalStrasbourg
CarriersTGV inOui, EurostarMore

Lille to Strasbourg Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

Traveling by train from Lille to Strasbourg

The average duration of a train journey from Lille to Strasbourg is 6 hr 51 min. There are approximately 29 trains connecting Lille and Strasbourg per day. The cheapest train ticket from Lille to Strasbourg costs around $51.31.

If you're traveling from Lille to Strasbourg by train, you'll depart from Lille-Europe station. This station is connected to Strasbourg, Boulevard de Metz ou Strasbourg, Place de l’Étoile 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 Strasbourg from Lille. 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 and OUIGO.

  • 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, and OUIGO, which is a budget version. If you prefer OUIGO, you can access additional fixed services for an extra fee.
  • You can access the Wi-Fi service with the option of Ouifi or Ouifun on OUIGO, 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 for a small additional fee on seat selection in OUIGO and are customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • You can select seats. Of course, factors that affect seat selection also impact the price.
  • OUIGO offers two types of baggage options, including the basic fare. It measures 36 x 27 x 15 cm for two carry-on bags or 36 x 27 x 15 cm for one carry-on bag or 55 x 35 x 25 cm for one carry-on bag. Strollers are included in your ticket. For an additional bag or bulky items such as a bicycle, scooter, ski, or musical instrument, you can bring them with you under certain conditions. 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.
  • There is no onboard catering or bar service on OUIGO trains. 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 Lille and Strasbourg is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Strasbourg. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. Once you arrive in Strasbourg, you'll be delighted by the plethora of activities that await you. If you find yourself near either Strasbourg's Place de l'étoile Train Station or the Boulevard de Metz Train Station, you'll have convenient access to a range of delightful experiences and attractions. Starting from the Boulevard de Metz Train Station, don't miss the opportunity to explore the Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. This museum houses a diverse collection of artworks by renowned artists, allowing you to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art. Nearby, you can also visit the tranquil Orangerie Park, perfect for a leisurely walk around the picturesque lake or a relaxing picnic. Additionally, the European Quarter, home to prominent European institutions, offers a cosmopolitan atmosphere to explore and learn about European governance. And of course, be sure to try the famous Strasbourg flammekueche, a traditional Alsatian dish. If you're near Strasbourg's Place de l'étoile Train Station, indulge in the city's renowned local cuisine at the nearby culinary hub. Treat yourself to traditional Alsatian dishes like tarte flambée, sauerkraut, and local wines. Afterward, explore the magnificent Rohan Palace, which houses three museums showcasing decorative arts, fine arts, and archaeology. And take advantage of the station's proximity to the picturesque River Ill by embarking on a relaxing river cruise to admire Strasbourg's stunning architecture from a different perspective. Whether you choose the Boulevard de Metz or Place de l'étoile Train Station, Strasbourg offers a wide range of attractions and experiences to make your visit truly memorable.

If you are planning to travel from Lille to Strasbourg by train, allow us the privilege of aiding you in the meticulous planning of your journey. We check thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to assist you in finding the best price. If you want to see the best prices for all modes of transportation between Lille and Strasbourg, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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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 Lille to Strasbourg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lille to Strasbourg, 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 Lille to Strasbourg.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $127.01 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lille to Strasbourg

The cheapest Lille - Strasbourg train tickets can be found for as low as $47.98 if you’re lucky, or $66.88 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $90.32.

Find the best day to travel to Strasbourg by train

When travelling to Strasbourg 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.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

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 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 Lille to Strasbourg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar, OUIGO and TGV inOui when traveling from Lille to Strasbourg.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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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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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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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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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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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 TGV inOui, Eurostar and FlixBus from Lille to Strasbourg
Compare services on board when travelling from Lille to Strasbourg by train.
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Lille to Strasbourg CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
28.53kg
Bus
30.57kg
Flight
81.52kg
Car
65.22kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lille to Strasbourg by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lille and Strasbourg are 28.53kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lille and Strasbourg? By taking the train between Lille and Strasbourg you will save 52.99kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.04kg compared to a bus and 36.69kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lille to Strasbourg?
A train ticket from Lille to Strasbourg is $111.04. 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 $51.31.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lille to Strasbourg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lille to Strasbourg is $51.31. 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 Lille and Strasbourg by train?
Lille to Strasbourg is 253.27 mi.
How long does the train between Lille and Strasbourg take?
Lille to Strasbourg is on average 6 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 3 min.
Which companies operate from Lille to Strasbourg?
The train journey from Lille to Strasbourg is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TGV inOui, Eurostar, FlixBus, OUIGO, SNCF and TGV.
How many train connections per day go from Lille to Strasbourg?
Lille to Strasbourg has 29 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lille to Strasbourg leave?
The earliest train from Lille to Strasbourg departs at 5:31 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 Lille to Strasbourg depart?
The latest train from Lille to Strasbourg departs at 8:30 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 Lille to Strasbourg 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 $51.31 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.
How many direct connections depart from Lille to Strasbourg?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Lille to go to Strasbourg.
What's the fastest journey time between Lille to Strasbourg by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lille and Strasbourg is 3 hr 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Lille to Strasbourg?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lille and Strasbourg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lille to Strasbourg by train?
The train journey from Lille to Strasbourg creates 28.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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