How to get to Lille ?
Charles de Gaulle Airport
The international Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport is located only 52 minutes from Lille by a direct TGV.
There is a train station in CDG airport to join Lille, about 1 train per hours.
Lille – Lesquin international airport is 10km from the city centre, the Business district and the two railway stations. Over 50 national and international direct flights with Air France, Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, easyJet, HOP!, Ryanair, Volotea, Vueling, XL Airways depuis Ajaccio,
Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Calvi, Figari, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Perpignan, Strasbourg et Toulouse.
International direct flights from Lisbonne, Barcelone, Genève, Alger, Oran, Porto, Milan…
A shuttle-bus service connects the airport and the city center (stop near the commercial centre: Euralille). Journey time: 20 mn
More information on : www.lille.aeroport.fr
Situated just 400 meters 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 minutes, 14 TGV and Eurostar trains a day
Paris : 1 hour, 26 direct TGVs a day
London : 80 minutes
Lyon : 3 hours, 11 direct TGVs a day
Rennes: 3 hours and 50 minutes, 4 direct TGVs a day
Marseille: 4 hours and 30 minutes, 6 direct TGVs a day
Bordeaux : 5 hours, 6 direct TGVs a day
Montpellier : 5 hours, 5 direct TGVs a day
Strasbourg: 3 hours and 20 minutes
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)
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). www.eurotunnel.com
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.
The rate generally varies between €1.30 to €1.60 an hour, depending on the location.
There are also 7 park-and-ride centres located at key metro stations (Porte d'Arras, Porte des Postes, CHRB Calmette, Saint Philibert, Les Près, Triolo, 4 Cantons), 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.
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).