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Lille to Toulouse by train

The journey from Lille to Toulouse by train is 492.05 mi and takes 8 hr 51 min. There are 42 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:21 AM and the last at 6:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Lille to Toulouse by train for as little as $43.62 or as much as $193.98. The best price for this journey is $43.62.

Lowest Price$43.62
Journey Duration8 hr 51 min
Connection per Day42
Lowest Price$43.62
Highest Price$193.98
First Departure2:21 AM
Last Departure6:59 PM
Distance492.05 mi
DepartureLille
ArrivalToulouse
CarriersOUIGO, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Lille to Toulouse Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

Traveling by train from Lille to Toulouse

The average duration of a train journey from Lille to Toulouse is 8 hr 51 min. There are approximately 42 trains connecting Lille and Toulouse per day. The cheapest train ticket from Lille to Toulouse costs around $43.62.

If you're traveling from Lille to Toulouse by train, you'll depart from Lille-Flandres or Lille-Europe station. These stations are connected to Toulouse Matabiau station or Toulouse, Gare Routière. 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 Toulouse 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 Toulouse is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Toulouse. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. Once you reach Toulouse, numerous different activities await you. The city offers a variety of options for things to do and places to see, ensuring that everyone can enjoy themselves. When you leave the train station and start exploring La Ville Rose, which is Toulouse, don't forget to bring your cameras because you'll want to take pictures of the houses on every corner. Take a stroll through the charming narrow streets of the historic center, lined with beautiful buildings, shops, cafés, and restaurants. The Matabiau neighborhood is close to the station and you can visit this area. The Saint-Sernin Basilica is an architectural masterpiece that you must see when you visit Toulouse. Visit also this fine arts museum housed in a former Augustinian monastery, showcasing an impressive collection of sculptures and paintings from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Lastly, you can embark on a leisurely boat trip along the picturesque Canal du Midi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy the scenic beauty and tranquility of the waterway.

If you are planning to travel from Lille to Toulouse 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 Toulouse, you can browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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

Book in advance and save

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

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 $41.04 to $157.17 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 74% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Toulouse by train

When travelling to Toulouse 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.

Intercités de Nuit is a night train service operated by the French national railway company, SNCF. It connects major cities in France and offers overnight travel options for passengers. The trains are equipped with sleeping compartments, reclining seats, and dining cars. Intercités de Nuit combines the advantages of transportation and accommodation, making it a popular and environmentally friendly choice.

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.

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 Lille to Toulouse

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

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 OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus and TGV from Lille to Toulouse
Compare services on board when travelling from Lille to Toulouse by train.
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Lille to Toulouse CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
55.43kg
Bus
59.39kg
Flight
158.38kg
Car
126.7kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lille to Toulouse by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lille and Toulouse are 55.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lille and Toulouse? By taking the train between Lille and Toulouse you will save 102.95kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.96kg compared to a bus and 71.27kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lille to Toulouse?
A train ticket from Lille to Toulouse is $103.62. 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 $43.62.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lille to Toulouse?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lille to Toulouse is $43.62. 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 Toulouse by train?
Lille to Toulouse is 492.05 mi.
How long does the train between Lille and Toulouse take?
Lille to Toulouse is on average 8 hr 51 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Lille to Toulouse?
The train journey from Lille to Toulouse is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus, INTERCITÉS de nuit, TGV, TGV inOui and INTERCITÉS.
How many train connections per day go from Lille to Toulouse?
Lille to Toulouse has 42 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lille to Toulouse leave?
The earliest train from Lille to Toulouse departs at 2:21 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 Toulouse depart?
The latest train from Lille to Toulouse departs at 6:59 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 Toulouse 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 $43.62 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 Lille to Toulouse?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Lille to go to Toulouse. You can go from Gare de Lille Flandres, Lezennes (f) and Lille Europe and you can arrive at Blagnac Mairie, Gare de Saint-Agne and Toulouse Gare Routiere.
What's the fastest journey time between Lille to Toulouse by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lille and Toulouse is 6 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Lille to Toulouse?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lille and Toulouse.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lille to Toulouse by train?
The train journey from Lille to Toulouse creates 55.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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