Eurostar Connections In Lille

How to take the thrilling high speed train journey from Marseille to Lille

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Marseille to Lille by train

You can only take high speed trains across France from Marseille to Lille station, but both the regular TGV InOui services and low-cost, but more basic, Ouigo services share the route.
It's particularly worthwhile to click on the Train Guides below so that you can compare the two train services.

Routes you can take to go from Marseille to Lille

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking the regular InOui services
Travel Time (approx)

4hr 45min - 4hr 50min (approx)



Travel Info

Monday to Friday: 5 x trains per day

The train which typically departs Marseille around 13:30 has a journey time of 5hr 30min as it diverts off the high-speed route in order to call at Arras and Douai.
This train also arrives in Lille Flandres station and not Lille Europe.

Route Information

Option 2: taking the cheaper, but more basic Ouigo services
Travel Time (approx)

4hr 29min - 4hr 36min (approx



Travel Info

2 x trains per day

Another daily train (*the evening departure) arrives at Tourcoing instead of Lille. Tourcoing-Sebastapol station on the Lille Metro is a a five minute walk from Tourcoing railway station.

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