Thanks to Transpole, Lille has a comprehensive public transport network:
2 automatic metro lines (the VAL: automatic light vehicule)
the world's first automatic subway (1983), 60 stops covering 45 km.
Line 1 : Villeneuve d’Ascq 4 Cantons <> Lille CHU-Eurasanté (Regional Hospital).
Line 2 : Lomme Saint Philibert (Hospital) <> Tourcoing CH Dron (Hospital)
2 tram lines with more than 35 stops connecting Lille to Roubaix and Tourcoing.
Tramway R : Roubaix Eurotéléport <> Gare Lille Flandres
Tramway T : Tourcoing centre <> Gare Lille Flandres
About 60 bus routes.
The buses, trams and metros run every day (except May 1st) from 5.30 am to around midnight.
Standard (single) fare for the entire network: €1.60 for a full-price single ticket.
Set of 10 tickets: €14
ZAP ticket (3 tram or subway stations, transfert available): €1
Day Pass (available during 24h): €4.80
Evening Pass (after 7.00 pm): €2.20
The buses, trams and metros are free with City Pass
More information about public transports: www.transpole.fr
Other modes of transportation
Apart from public transport, there are other ways of getting around Lille which are different, fun and ecofriendly.
Rent a bike with V'Lille in the self-service stations situated in Lille and surroundings.
A covered cycle-taxi service in the city centre. tel.+33 (0)6 24 16 08 18 - www.happymoov.com
Rent a car
112 rue d'Hondschoote - Tourcoing
Camper vans and minibus rental.
Tel : +33 (0)6 64 54 46 52 - www.we-van.com
Rent a car
113 rue du Molinel - Lille - +33 (0)3 20 40 20 20 - www.rentacar.fr
- Open from Monday to Thursday from 8.00am to noon and from 2.00pm to 6.30pm, Saturday from 8.00am to noon and from 2.00pm to 5.30pm
11 parvis de Rotterdam - Lille - 0820 00 74 98 - www.sixt.fr/location-voiture/france/lille
1 route de Vendeville - Faches Thumesnil - +33 (0)3 20 88 59 88 - www.renault-rent.com
Open from Monday to Friday from 8.00am to noon and from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.
Agencies in Faches-Thumesnil, La Madeleine, Roubaix and Villeneuve d'Ascq.