Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 46m
Fare range€35-€173
Train operatorseurolines_france, idbus, isilines
First & last trains
First train departs at06:23
Last train departs at19:50
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 20m
Changes2 changes
Origin StationMetz
Destination StationLille

Train times for Mon 22 Jan

3h 25m2 changes
3h 21m2 changes
3h 20m2 changes
3h 49m2 changes
4h 31m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Metz to Lille start at €75.81 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Metz to Lille?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Metz to Lille is €35. To buy train tickets from Metz to Lille 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 Metz to Lille by train?

The average journey time between Metz and Lille is 3 hours and 46 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 20 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 12 trains per day travelling from Metz to Lille. 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 Metz to Lille?

The first train from Metz to Lille departs at 06:23. The last train from Metz to Lille departs at 19:50. 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 Metz and Lille?

No, it is not possible to travel from Metz to Lille without having to change trains. To travel from Metz to Lille will require a minimum of 2 changes. 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 Metz?

By train, of course. See trains from Lille to Metz.

  • *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 Metz to Lille for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/01/2018. 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 23/10/2017 for travel on 23/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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