Trains from
Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe

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Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time7h 44m
Fare range€40-€222

First & last trains

First train departs at06:44
Last train departs at21:25

Fastest journey

Fastest route2h 59m
Changes1 change

Stations

Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationLille-Europe

Train times for Tue 25 Jul

12:47
17:40
Köln Hbf
Lille-Europe
4h 53m3 changes
13:47
17:53
Köln Hbf
Lille-Europe
4h 06m3 changes
16:43
19:52
Köln Hbf
Lille-Europe
3h 09m1 change
17:43
22:05
Köln Hbf
Lille-Europe
4h 22m3 changes
18:43
07:08
Köln Hbf
Lille-Europe
12h 25m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe start at €58.20 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€58.20
1 day
in advance
€75.56
Avg. single price
On the day
€84.99
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe is €39.5. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Lille-Europe is 7 hours and 44 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 59 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe departs at 06:44. The last train from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe departs at 21:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Lille-Europe?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Lille-Europe to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Lille-Europe for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/07/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/04/2017 for travel on 15/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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