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Lille to Cologne drive

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Lille to Cologne road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Lille to Cologne. If you're planning a road trip to Cologne, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Lille
drive for about 51 minutes

10:51 am  Mons
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:51 am
drive for about 59 minutes

12:50 pm  Namur
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:50 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

2:35 pm  Liege
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:35 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

4:22 pm  Aachen
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:22 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

6:12 pm  Phantasialand
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:12 pm
drive for about 23 minutes

7:34 pm  arrive in Cologne

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Lille to Cologne.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Lille, France.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Mons  (4 answers)
Namur  (2 answers)
Liege  (15 answers)
    questions about Liege:
        Cool things to do in Liege
Aachen  (9 answers)
    Aachen Cathedral  (3 mentions)
    Aachener Rathaus  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Aachen:
        Cafe Middelberg
    questions about Aachen:
        Ideas for weekend trips from Aachen
Phantasialand  (2 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Cologne, Germany.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Cologne?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

K├Âlner Dom  (5 mentions)
Schokoladenmuseum  (2 mentions)
Cologne Cathedral  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Cologne. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Cate from Minnetonka asked:
Best Things To Do on a Short Two Day Trip in Strasbourg/Cologne  (5 answers)

profile  Russ from Salt Lake City asked:
What are the best beer gardens in Cologne?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Cologne.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Cologne to Lille drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Lille to Cologne. Or get a full Lille to Cologne flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Lille well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Lille!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 199 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 30 minutes
5 Lille travel answers
4 Mons travel answers
2 Namur travel answers
15 Liege travel answers
9 Aachen travel answers
61 Cologne travel answers

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