Trains from Abbeville to Lille
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There are 2 daily trains from Abbeville to Lille. Traveling by train from Abbeville to Lille usually takes around 2 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest SNCF TER train can make the trip in 2 hours and 11 minutes.
|Distance||65 mi (104 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 11m|
|Most frequent service||SNCF TER|
Which train should you take from Abbeville to Lille?
SNCF TER is the one and only train line which connects Abbeville to Lille. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|SNCF TER||2||2h 42m||£51.42|
SNCF TER train tickets from Abbeville to Lille start from £26, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 SNCF TER schedules to Lille. SNCF TER in Abbeville leaves from Gare d'Abbeville . And in Lille trains arrive at Gare de Lille Europe .
From Abbeville to Lille train travel on SNCF TER takes 2 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Lille faster, SNCF TER offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Abbeville to Lille during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Abbeville to Lille?
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Abbeville to Lille on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Abbeville at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Abbeville to Lille?
Trains leave the station in Abbeville twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
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Once an important trade centre in historic French Flanders, Lille is now the capital of the Hauts-de-France region close to the Belgian border. With strong Flemish influences and an ever-lively downtown, Lille makes an incredible Northern France destination.
It's hard to decide where to go first in this city full of architecturally-beautiful historical buildings. The Vieux-Lille is possibly one of the most striking areas, filled with many ornate buildings. This old-town area of Lille demonstrates the true Flemish soul of the city. Visit the Place du General-de-Gaulle or the Vieille Bourse (a stock exchange from the 1600s!) for a taste of the city's history, or simply wander through the cobblestone streets to discover many local cafes.
During your visit to Lille, you must sample the foods and drinks that the region is famous for. Northern France hosts an amazing beer scene, with many craft bars offering a truly French-Flemish experience. Plus, Lille's proximity to Belgium means you are never too far away from waffles. Belgian-style waffles have delighted the people of Lille for over 250 years, and you will be able to see why as soon as you taste one.
Travel to Lille is exceptionally convenient. Arrive via Eurostar from London or via TGV from Paris and other major cities. Lille also has a small airport, offering direct flights from nearby countries. The cheapest mode of transport is often traveling by coach. Carriers including FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Sindbad run coach routes from Lille to destinations throughout Western Europe.
Where is the train station in Abbeville?
Main departure station: Gare d'Abbeville
There is one train station in Abbeville.
All train stations in Abbeville:
Where is the train station in Lille?
Main arrival station: Gare de Lille Europe
Gare de Lille Europe (Lille-Europe Station) is a large transportation interchange on the northeastern edge of Lille's centre. It consists of a railway station, coach station, metro stop, and tram stop along and below the Boulevard de Turin. International Eurostar and long-distance TGV services stop through this station, connecting to destinations in the UK, Belgium, and the Netherlands. It is within walking distance to Lille-Flandres, where trains to Paris depart. There are multiple waiting areas, kiosks, toilets, and more at this large station.
Train stations in Lille:
Gare de Lille Europe
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