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Get to Lille

Get to Lille

Gare Lille Flandre Maxime Dufour

By train

Situated just 500 metres from one another, Lille's two train stations 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 Airport, Paris and all major French cities.

Brussels: 38 mn, 14 TGV and Eurostar trains a day
Paris: 1h, 26 direct TGVs a day
London: 80 mn
Lyon: 3h, 11 direct TGVs a day
Rennes: 3h50, 4 direct TGVs a day
Marseille: 4h30, 6 direct TGVs a day
Bordeaux: 5h, 6 direct TGVs a day
Montpellier: 5h, 5 direct TGVs a day
Strasbourg: 3h20

For more information:
SNCF trains and TGVs: SNCF (Tel: +00 33 1 84 94 36 35 (cost of an international call). 
Eurostar / SNCB (Belgian trains)
TGV Lyria (to Switzerland)
TER (regional trains in the Nord-Pas de Calais)
WiFi Hot spot in the station Lille Flandres.

By plane

Lille-Lesquin International Airport is 10 km from the centre of Lille.
It serves over 70 national and international destinations.

Flibco is a bus company that provides connections between several airports in the area and Lille city centre (stop at Lille Flandre, in front of the CIC building, opposite Place des Buisses): Flibco Lille ©B Grossmann
         Discover Flibco

By car

Six motorways lead to Lille:
A1 from Paris (220 km)
A22 / E17 from Ghent (75 km), Antwerp (125 km) and Amsterdam (290 km)
A23 from Valenciennes (53 km)
A25 from Dunkerque (80 km) and the A26 from Calais (110 km)
A27 / E42 from Brussels (110 km)

Lille has street level car parks offering about 20,000 parking spaces as well as several metro car parks in the city centre,
in addition to on-street pay-and-display ticket parking.

There are also 7 park-and-ride centres located at key metro stations, accessible with a ticket Pass Pass: Porte d'Arras, Porte des Postes, CHU Eurasanté, Saint Philibert, Les Près Edgard Pisani, Triolo, 4 Cantons Stade Pierre Mauroy, as well as one paid bus parking lots (Champ de Mars), which provide a free ride downtown on the bus 12 upon presentation of your parking voucher.

Underground parkings open 7/7, 24/24 : Effia et Indigo

A free car park for coaches is located on the Boulevard de Leeds (Lille Europe train station).
The coaches can also park on the Champ de Mars (with charge).

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle offers a fast and frequent service from Folkestone to Calais in just 35 minutes and with up to 4 shuttle departures an hour.
Lille is only an hour and a half drive from the Eurotunnel Calais Terminal on the A26 motorway.
For more information :
08443 35 35 35 (from the UK) or 0810 63 03 04 (from France).  


By bus

BlablaBus (formerly OuiBus) and Flixbus offer regular routes to Lille.

Travelling by bus is often an economical yet comfortable option.
Buses are usually equipped with wide and comfortable seats, toilets, Wi-Fi and electrical outlets.

The bus station is located next to the Lille Europe station in the centre of Lille.
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Tel: +33 (0) 359 579 400
Schedules : Mon-Sat: 9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-5.30pm