Dover to Lille by train

  • First train
    04:30
  • Last train
    23:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 27m
  • Distance
    136 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dover to Lille by train

Fast trains from Dover to Lille take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Lille.

1. Are there direct trains from Dover to Lille?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Dover to Lille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Dover to Lille?

The Dover to Lille train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dover to Lille train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 04:30 and the last train is around 19:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 05:49, and the last at 23:49.

When to book Dover to Lille train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Dover to Lille by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dover and Lille?

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

  • Eurostar
  • Southeastern

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.