Getting to Lille

Lille Tourism Office:

By carpool

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By Train: 

Situated just 400 metres from one another, Lille's two train stations (Lille Flandres and Lille Europe) are located in the city centre and are served by both the subway and the tram.

Lille Flandres Station: TER regional trains and direct TGV service to Paris.

Lille Europe Station: Eurostar service to London and Brussels, direct TGV service to Roissy Charles de Gaule Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

Brussels: 38 mn
Paris: 1h
London: 80 mn
Lyon: 3h
Rennes: 3h50
Marseille: 4h30
Bordeaux: 5h
Montpellier: 5h
Strasbourg: 3h20

For more information:

SNCF trains and TGVs: SNCF (Tel: +33 (0) 892 35 35 39 (0.34 EUR inc. VAT/min))
Eurostar / SNCB (Belgian trains)
TER (regional trains in the Nord-Pas de Calais)

By plane:

The Lille-Lesquin International Airport is located 10 km from Lille city centre.

It serves more than 70 national and international destinations.

Shuttle service from the airport to the city centre.  Bus stop sign "Liaison aéroport" in front of the Euralille shopping centre (just next to Skema Business school) is available. Length of ride: 20mn.

You can also fly directly to Paris Charles de Gaule and get a direct TGV train (less than 1 hour) from the airport's train station to Lille.  

For those trains, once again check the SNCF website to see how to connect from Charles de Gaule Airport to Lille. 


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