Sheffield to Lille by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 57m
  • Distance
    435 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Lille by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Lille take around 3 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 435 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Lille.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Lille?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Sheffield to Lille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Lille train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lille is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:45.

When to book Sheffield to Lille train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Sheffield to Lille by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Lille?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Eurostar

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.