Nice to Lille route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time8h 38m
Trains per day1
Fare range€50-€293
First & last trains
First train departs at05:55
Last train departs at20:05
Fastest journey
Fastest route7h 30m
Origin StationNice
Destination StationLille

Train times for Tue 31 Oct

9h 18m3 changes
7h 30mDirect
7h 41m4 changes
7h 43m4 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Nice to Lille start at €115.43 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Nice to Lille is €50. To buy train tickets from Nice 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 Nice to Lille by train?

The average journey time between Nice and Lille is 8 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Nice 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 Nice to Lille?

The first train from Nice to Lille departs at 05:55. The last train from Nice to Lille departs at 20:05. 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 Nice and Lille?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nice to Lille without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Nice to Lille. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Nice?

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

  • *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 Nice to Lille for a typical week day using timetable data for 31/10/2017. 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 02/07/2017 for travel on 20/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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