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Lille - Paris Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 30 intercity buses per day from Lille to Paris. Traveling by bus from Lille to Paris usually takes around 3 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance126 mi (204 km)
Shortest duration2h 40m
Cheapest price$4.14
Trips per day30
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Lille to Paris?

The average price for a bus ticket to Paris is $9.67, This is a superb deal on a bus trip, one of the best that we have seen. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $8 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lille to Paris in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $16 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Lille to Paris?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Lille to Paris that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 17 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus123h 7m$10.27
FlixBus173h 2m$11.90
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Lille to Paris from $4. There are 12 trips per day offered by BlaBlaCar Bus from Lille to Paris and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Paris. In Lille, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Paris from Gare de Lille Europe . In Paris, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Bercy .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Lille to Paris takes 3 hours and 7 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 14 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Paris.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 17 trips from Lille to Paris, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 2 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Lille to Paris during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride from Lille to Paris?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 126 miles from Lille to Paris. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 40 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Lille to Paris at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Lille?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Lille to Paris, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Paris are there per day?

There are 30 scheduled buses that travel from Lille to Paris every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Lille to Paris without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Lille to Paris; ticket prices start at $31.10.

City Information

Lille

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Once an important trade center 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 bus. Carriers including FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Sindbad run bus routes from Lille to destinations throughout Western Europe.

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Lille?

Main departure station: Gare de Lille Europe

Gare de Lille Europe (Lille-Europe Station) is a large transportation interchange on the northeastern edge of Lille's center. It consists of a railway station, bus 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.

All bus stations in Lille:

  • Gare de Lille Europe

Where does the bus arrive in Paris?

Main arrival station: Gare de Bercy Seine

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

  • Bercy

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