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Strasbourg - Lille Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Strasbourg to Lille. Traveling by bus from Strasbourg to Lille usually takes around 10 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance254 mi (408 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price$16.83
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Strasbourg to Lille?

The average price for a bus ticket to Lille is $27.15, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Strasbourg. 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 $28 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Strasbourg to Lille in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $56 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 Strasbourg to Lille?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Strasbourg to Lille that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, BlaBlaCar Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus210h 54m$31.25
FlixBus312h 2m$39.06
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Strasbourg to Lille from $17. There are 2 trips per day offered by BlaBlaCar Bus from Strasbourg to Lille and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Lille. In Strasbourg, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Lille from Place de l'Étoile . In Lille, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Gare de Lille Europe .

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Strasbourg to Lille takes 10 hours and 54 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Lille in 8 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Lille.

  • 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 3 trips from Strasbourg to Lille, and usually makes the trip in about 12 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 Strasbourg to Lille 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 Strasbourg to Lille?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 254 miles from Strasbourg to Lille. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Lille at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Strasbourg?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Strasbourg to Lille, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Strasbourg to Lille. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Strasbourg to Lille; ticket prices start at $57.05.

City Information

Strasbourg

Located close to the border with Germany, Strasbourg is a city with a rich cultural history and amazing local landmarks. Make sure you do not make an itinerary through France without including Strasbourg! The city is the seat of many international organizations, and it features a unique Franco-German culture that distinguishes it from other French cities. The most popular local attraction is the Cathédrale Notre Dame, a sandstone Gothic cathedral that is remarkably well-preserved. The cathedral also houses an enormous astronomical clock that has been around since the 17th-century. You can also check out the Petite France district as you stroll around the city. The area is known for its quaint streets and timbered homes along a picturesque canal. If you're traveling with little ones, they'll enjoy the small, free zoo at Parc de l'Orangerie.

Strasbourg's unique geographical location features a vibrant food scene with distinctive cuisines. The Alsace region's top specialties include sauerkraut, flammeküche or flams, and baeckeoffe, a beef and pork stew. For a taste of these local dishes, check out the Skaechele, Zehnerglock, and Restaurant Les Chauvins Père & Fils.

Strasbourg is well-connected to French and German rail networks on SNCF and Deutsche Bahn trains. FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus buses depart from Strasbourg, and it is also easy to go just across the border into Germany to take a bus departing from Kehl.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Strasbourg?

Main departure station: Place de l'Étoile

Most buses depart from the main station in Strasbourg.

All bus stations in Strasbourg:

  • Place de l'Étoile

Where does the bus arrive 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 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

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